New City, New Country, New World, New Normal

New City, New Country, New World, New Normal

I mentioned the word Transition in my earlier post.  Providing perspectives on how people should transition, and embrace change.  Well, it was time for me to put up or shut up… We sold or donated all of our prized possessions, packed two bags, and took a transcontinental flight on January 18, 2019 from Dallas, Texas to Mumbai, India. I moved to the U.S with my family when I was in third grade, and essentially was brought up in the U.S,…

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Embracing the Sandwich Generation

Embracing the Sandwich Generation

As we begin our 50’s decade, there is an emotional tug of war taking hold, with a complex mix of Obligation, Duty, Commitments to your Children and your Village Elders, that pull you in opposite directions. Your Children are in College, or just Graduating, and not fully self-sufficient. They look for your passive support, guidance, and look to you to provide a GPS system to help them navigate through life. The children want you in their lives in the background,…

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Transition

Transition

Retirement life involves major shifts in your lifestyle in fundamental ways.  From a lot of structure to complete absence of structure. Based on your internal wiring, the change in lifestyle will test your ability to adapt in very impactful terms. Mimicking your life from work to your life post work would be the wrong choice. Filling your week with random activities to just stay busy will not provide you a sense of fulfillment. The Corporate America ecosystem views the world…

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Freshly Retired, Now What?

Freshly Retired, Now What?

Since my retirement in 2016, Clearly, the last four years have been life shaping, with my decision to retire from my job, and transition to an unstructured world of life after work.  I wasn’t sure of how the transition was going to play out.   My compulsive nature on project planning, and frameworks absorbed me in the planning & financial forecasting effort.  In fact, I really enjoyed planning my life post retirement, without consideration to any of life’s curve balls. Started…

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Hello Fellow Boomers!

Hello Fellow Boomers!

Hello fellow boomers, for that matter, anyone who may be interested in my musings.. I am embarking on a journey of self-discovery by embracing the Millennial ways in writing a blog.  Not sure what direction the story will go, but my goal is for my blog to be free flow of thoughts, and ideas. I plan to hop around multiple topics that will cover Physical, Intellectual, Emotional Well Being and Spiritual development.   I encourage all of you to share…

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