When you’re imagining how you’ll spend your time in early retirement, the best thing you can do is to identify role models and get in conversation with them. This week, I’ll show you exactly how to do that.
One of the most common bits of advice given to early retirees is to “find your purpose”. But nobody ever explains what “purpose” means or how to find it. This week, I share my simple definition and 3-steps you can take to clarify your purpose.
When you’re planning your life after FIRE, it’s important to answer the question: who am I? This week, we’re turning outward for data on this important question.
One of the most important questions to answer when planning your life after FIRE is “who am I?” While it sounds like a big question, here’s a 5-step exercise that will help you answer it.
There’s plenty of support for the external work of early retirement, but what about the inner work? Exploring beliefs about retirement is step two of a nine-week journey to imagine your life after FIRE.
Congratulations! You’ve retired early. Now what? Consider walking with me through a 9-part process to explore the big questions: who am I? why am I here? and how shall I live in retirement?
In January, I spent 30 days noticing, documenting, and experiencing what joy feels like in my daily life. Here’s what I learned.
It’s been a year since I retired at 46. My biggest surprise is the gap between my experience and the pervasive myths about early retirement.
If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you know that Friday’s are for wins! It’s a simple joy habit: end the week by celebrating what went well instead of ruminating over everything that went wrong. I post mine here as an accountability mechanism. And I warmly invited you to share your…
Happy “Quitter’s Day”! In case you’ve never heard of Quitter’s Day, it’s the day most people give up on their New Year’s Resolutions. And it’s notable because it’s only 17 days into the new year. In honor of Quitter’s Day, I’m adding the third installment to my series on Annual Planning That Works. I already…