I never thought I would start over after the age of 60. But, yes, I have made that exact decision. Some days I wonder, “What the hell was I thinking?”. I want to crawl back to the safety and comfort of what was—to wake up knowing what I could expect each day.
I sold my house because I felt it was “owning me” with all its upkeep and expenses. The first weeks after selling my house, I moved in temporarily with my sister and her partner. They were so welcoming yet I felt lost at times. I felt alone and… Continue reading
EDITOR’S NOTE: This week’s blog post features, Barbara Christensen of Stand Out Christian Coaching. Her work specializes in psychology and mental health counseling for Christian’s to overcome their fears and challenges, change their focus, and discover/rediscover their purpose and passions in life.
For changes to be lasting, you have to be ready.
Of course, you also need to acknowledge there is a problem you want to change. Then decide when you want to work toward changing your life. And it is best if you know what has kept you from this change previously.
• First, you have to… Continue reading
What gives us purpose?
It is different for everyone and it changes throughout our lifetime. When we are young, we don’t think about it; we just live it. Most of us loved playing outside, exploring, being in nature, biking, playing with friends, maybe drawing, dancing, or singing. If your love (passion) was encouraged and role modeled by your family, then you probably grew up trusting your passion (what you love to do, where you love to be, and who you love to be around).
Unfortunately, such support is a gift that many of us are not given. Rather, we… Continue reading