The sun is bright, the sky turquoise blue with not a cloud in sight, and the temperature slightly above the frigid temps of the past few weeks. Weather is fleeting – tomorrow it will rain all day – but the forecast is for better days, weather-wise and otherwise, as the year progresses. I look forward to my second shot in the arm, while some folks anxiously await their first…
At Sightings Over Sixty a still-unvaccinated Tom ventures that, right now, the best way to lower your stress levels is to get a Covid shot. However, for those of us who are still waiting in the vaccination line, don’t worry. He offers some alternative methods to control your anxiety and keep it within a reasonably safe and normal range. Head over to The Cure for Stress. No appointment necessary.
Many of us entertained ourselves through the pandemic year watching TV, and are always interested in new screening suggestions…
As Baby Boomers, we grew up adjusting rabbit ears on our TVs to tune into our favorite shows and a single power button to turn it all on. But it’s not so simple anymore. Today, TV watching is much more complicated. There’s so much content out there and so many channels and apps to choose from, it can be overwhelming. Rebecca Olkowski, with BabyBoomster.com, dives in to make some sense of it all and provide some recommendations of her own in her post “What Are You Streaming on TV These Days?”
Special events brighten our days. If interested…one blogger offers a path to blissful times through senior soulmate happiness.
“Senior matchmaker” is not a title Carol Cassara ever thought she’d have, but after years of successfully helping friends navigate successfully through online dating she decided to offer the service formally in 2020. And now, the first engagement has resulted! Not everyone is looking for a match, but those who are might find this post inspirational–and aspirational!
Looking to the future, another blogger offers a path to workplace goal setting.
Jennifer, of Unfold and Begin, stumbled across the term future board while looking for quotes about leading people. Basically, a future board is a work/team-related vision board. In Have You Heard About a Future Board, she writes about how your team can make one.
Another important piece of preparing for tomorrows is financial planning.
What does financial well-being mean to you? A financial coach may be able to help you define your own personal goals and take the steps you need to take to meet them. Rita R. Robison, consumer and personal finance journalist, writes about how financial coaching helps people.
In a topsy-turvy world turned upside down by political and pandemic challenges, we appreciate individuals who offer a sense of continuity.
Laurie Stone of Musings, Rants & Scribbles had an unexpected thought watching Queen Elizabeth on television the other day. She realized she’ll be sad when the Queen passes. Laurie doesn’t say that about many public figures, especially monarchs, but Elizabeth II is the only Queen of England Laurie’s ever known. When the Queen dies (and who knows, she may not, considering how well she’s doing), Laurie will miss her for these six reasons…
Thank you for taking a few minutes to visit our boomer bloggers. I review my pandemic week here, and hope your week is filled with safe, healthy, and enjoyable activities. Stay well and stay sane!