Bad Work vs Good Work vs Great Work In Retirement

Bad Work - Work that we do just for the money. Good Work – Work that we enjoy and are good at. Great Work – Work where we can express ourselves, and that puts us into a state of flow. In Victory Lap Retirement, because we have achieved…

Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

We often talk about getting out of your comfort zone in Victory Lap Retirement (VLR). Having new challenges in your VLR lifestyle are important both mentally and physically. We have talked about finding work in VLR to keep you engaged, mentally…

Is Contentment a Necessary Ingredient in a Successful Retirement?

Immediately after my mother’s funeral I went on my annual fishing trip to The George. There isn’t much to do there other than fish, sleep and think about things. I ended up spending most of the trip thinking about my mother and the answer…

Finding Your Sweet Spot

One of my friends over in our “Younger Next Year” Facebook group posted this photo and I smiled while I looked at it knowing that I had found my ‘Ikigai” my own “sweet spot.” No, let me rephrase that, I didn’t actually find it,…

In Victory Lap It’s Not About “More Money”

My view about money has changed since I left the corporate world, why I thought? Early in my life I was lead to believe that money was the most important measure, the one thing that matters on a personal scorecard. I became wired to succeed,…

Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew

Retirement, by any name, is supposed to be a little more relaxed, less stress and lots of “me” time. Right?  As I thought about where my life was at the end of 2017 and as I looked at my ever growing to do/want to do list, I realized there…