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Retirement insights

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Age is an issue of mind over matter.

If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter ~ Mark Twain

Retirement Insights, what I have learnt so far.

Having activities and purpose that replace former work time is essential.

There is life after working full time and you need to find things and people that matter to you.

Relationships are important even when you are semi or fully retired.

Have a plan about;

  • How you use your time and activities that support you
  • Be kind to yourself,  support your health, ensure you get enough exercise, quality sleep and eat healthy food.
  • Be aware of your finances and savings

If you need any help with your retirement besides financial advice which I do not offer, give me a call on 0419568043 or

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Transformations begin when you have a big enough Reason to change.
Begin now where ever you are at

Transformations, what’s it about?

Will it last?


“You and I possess within ourselves at every moment of our lives, under all circumstances, the power to transform the quality of our lives.” ~Werner Erhard

Transformations involves change, something we often resist or are anxious about unless our reason to change is more powerful or compelling.

There’s always the little voice in our heads trying to keep us “safe” and to remain as we are now.

It helps to look at the benefits or the outcome of the change to move us forward. What will it mean when you have it? the change I mean. What will it look like and feel like? What are you willing to let go of to have it?

I had a former NLP trainer, Joe Pane, who used to say “You are either green and growing or ripe and rotting”

Now in order to grow, we have to step outside our comfort zone, learn new thoughts and new ways of looking at ourselves. Yes, it will be unfamiliar until we accept it and adopt it as a new value or belief.

“I’ve never seen any life transformation that didn’t begin with the person in question finally getting tired of their own nonsense.” ~Elizabeth Gilbert

So where or how do we start a transformation?

Finding our WHY is most important. Get that right and the rest will follow. Staying where you are or repeating the same thoughts will not change your outcome.

Can you language it? The change you want I mean. Write it down in black and white. This is to get it out of your head and down where you can see it and work on it.

Give it a rating between 1-10 where 10 is super important. If it’s not 8 or more, forget it and find something that is.

Once you’ve worked out what it is you want and are prepared to act on it, then it is time to reinforce your reason why.

Get started without delay until completion. Review if you need to, keeping in mind what you wanted.

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