Planning

“Denial and the Big ‘D'” by Patricia Cavanaugh

“Denial and the Big ‘D'” by Patricia Cavanaugh

Lately I have been just living my life moment to moment…not in the Zen sense or the “Be Here Now” kind of way that Ram Dass wrote about many years ago.  For me, at this time of life, it seems a bit more like floating down my own river in an inner tube.  I know […]

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“Beginnings and Endings Coupled with a Paradox or Two” by Patricia Cavanaugh

“Beginnings and Endings Coupled with a Paradox or Two” by Patricia Cavanaugh

As spring approaches, I notice my heart feels some excitement about the newness in my life.  New shoots of possibilities in both my personal and professional worlds are peaking up between the cement cracks of what was supposed to be my planned and settled future. I had carefully plotted out the next 10 years.  I […]

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“Esalen 2012” by Bev Scott

“Esalen 2012” by Bev Scott

A number of you have asked about our Esalen experience.  So we thought we would give you a taste of the wonderful time we had at one of the most beautiful learning institutes in the world. The excitement was building as we drove down the coast toward Big Sur.  We were scheduled to deliver our […]

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“Seven Thoughts of Gratitude on Turning 70” by Bev Scott

“Seven Thoughts of Gratitude on Turning 70” by Bev Scott

I just celebrated a major milestone birthday…70!  Since my birthday comes at the end of the year, I have the added impetus to reflect on the past and prepare for the future with the beginning of a new year.  I find myself very appreciative and filled with gratitude as I think about my seven decades.  […]

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“Retiring: Act 3, Scene 2” by Bev Scott

“Retiring: Act 3, Scene 2” by Bev Scott

I am excited about an upcoming road trip to visit the rural homesteads of my grandparents in the late 19th Century.  I plan to visit museums, comb through resources in the local libraries and take detailed notes of the old surviving buildings and the surrounding countryside.  I want to immerse myself in their lives, imagine […]

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“Planning for ‘Retirement’ or Your 3rd Act: What Does It Mean?” by Bev Scott

“Planning for ‘Retirement’ or Your 3rd Act: What Does It Mean?” by Bev Scott

The media has made sure we all know that baby boomers are turning 65 this year and much of the discussion is focused on the lack of readiness…financial readiness of this generation.   Certainly the recent economic downturn devastated many retirement accounts and many boomers are avoiding retirement and continuing to work.  We are flooded with […]

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