Written by Lee Weisser, Career & Life Coach
You’ve had a career. You’ve had a family. You have some significant accomplishments under your belt. Maybe you’ve even earned some public recognition in Life. Now what?
If you’re feeling unsure about what to do in the next phase of your life, you’re not alone.
We’re living longer and living healthier. Many of us want or need to keep working – but we want to do it on our own terms.
And, we want it to be meaningful. I find myself reconnecting with the interests and activities of my youth. It’s both an eerie and welcoming feeling.
The pursuits I put on the shelf for many years are now finding their way back into my heart – and I’m listening.
I was involved in the world of contemporary dance for many of my younger years.
Dancing and choreographing fed my soul.
I want to get that back, but my body reacts in pain to the movements I used to do so easily.
I have come to realize that it may not be the actual activities that I can or want to do again, but the feelings they brought me – spiritual connection, flow, appreciation for life.
So, my challenge now is to find new activities to engage my spirit that will give me these same feelings.
What about you? What are you craving? Maybe you want to share what you’ve learned through a lifetime of challenges and accomplishments.
Perhaps you want your heart and mind to be engaged and active. Maybe you want to make a lasting contribution, something you will be remembered for.
It’s time to get started on your new beginning.
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