What’s your retirement brand?

What’s your retirement brand?  Is there something that people automatically associate with you?  Perhaps it’s your welcoming smile, or your cooking, or your deep knowledge of an obscure topic, or your signature perfume. How people think of you is your personal ‘brand’. It’s very ‘in’ to think of how you brand yourself. Although it’s difficult […]

Personal Rituals to Stay on Track

Personal rituals help us stay on track and increase retirement happiness. One of my favourite books, From Beginning to End — The Rituals of our Lives, by Robert Fulghum explores both public and private rituals that define the patterns of our lives. I have read and re-read sections of the book during different stages of my […]

Celebrate Canada Day on July 1

July 1 — It’s time to celebrate Canada Day! This is a day for picnics, parades, barbecues, outdoor concerts, and fireworks. It’s a day to fly our red and white maple leaf flag with pride.  It’s a day to wear red and white clothing as a show of Canadian pride. Reflect on Canadian citizenship Canada Day […]