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In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

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In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

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Personal Growth

Sketch On the Road – A Sense of Place

We are all creative. Exploring a new year may include exploring your creative side. To be more creative, make some time and space to do things differe... Read More
Work or Retire
Career Transition

THINKING ABOUT THE “R” WORD

This article is the first in a series PRiME Women will be featuring in the next 30 days on retirement. We'll not only look at those of you who are nea... Read More
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Personal Growth

Dick Evan’s Studio: Creativity Space

It’s a special treat to visit an artist’s studio. In July 2015 while in Santa Fe, NM, I visited the studios of two outstanding artists, Dick Evans... Read More
Step Out Comfort Zone
New Surroundings

What You Can Learn From Republicans, Democrats, and Millennials

3 Reasons It's Wise To Spend Time With Those Who Are Different From Us Americans may be living in an echo chamber. Several studies have revealed t... Read More
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New Surroundings

Passionate Pursuit and How Champions Think

In Bob Rotella’s book, How Champions Think, recently described in the Wall Street Journal article, The Golf Whisperer, June 17, 2015, I found many p... Read More
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New Surroundings

Time To De-Clutter Your Life?

Like most of us who are in midlife, we’ve accumulated lots of “stuff”. When was the last time you examined everything in your home; not just the... Read More
Career Transition

The Cocktail Party Answer to “What Do You Do?” – After Your Retire

“What do you do?” While I have no empirical evidence, I would guess that this is one of the top, if not the number one, question, regardless of se... Read More
Personal Growth

Four Thought Worthy Phrases In Pursuing Your Passion

Mike Dooley (www.tut.com) in his Notes From The Universe inspires us each. This time he lands on four thought worthy phrases that fit passionate work ... Read More
Career Transition

Graduation and Gratitude

What began as a transition out of Corporate America fed my aspiration of becoming a painter. After completing a degree in Chemical Engineering from Te... Read More
Career Transition

Retiring Well After A Big Career

Tricia Conover thought she was ready to retire five years ago. She was in a high-stress corporate job and the idea of living a life with little to no ... Read More
Career Transition

Retirement – More Than a Soufflé

In December 2011, I retired from the corporate world. “Retired” could be a misnomer; it might be more accurate to say that I just quit working. I ... Read More
New Surroundings

NOT Your “Old Folks” Home: High-End Retirement Communities

As the life expectancy rate increases, so does American’s way of thinking about age and retirement. And with more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 6... Read More
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