Tag Archives: well-being

  1. New Year’s Check-Up: Wellbeing

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    January 16, 2017 by Jean

    In my last post, I focused on evaluating my use of time and money as I begin my third year …
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  2. Becoming Who We Really Are

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    May 10, 2016 by Jean

    Recently, I’ve been thinking about how the retirement years can provide us with an opportunity to become more who we …
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  3. Selfishness/Selflessness

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    January 25, 2016 by Jean

    Is this classic image from the psychology of perception an urn or two faces in profile? Both/and. Twice in recent …
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  4. Taking Stock: Well-Being

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    January 19, 2016 by Jean

    This is the third of my “Taking Stock” posts for the new year. This one focuses on how I am …
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  5. Social Life

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    December 15, 2015 by Jean

    One of the trickier aspects of retirement for me is finding the right balance between social life (connection with others) …
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  6. The Virtues of Aging

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    December 1, 2015 by Jean

    Recently, I read Jimmy Carter’s book, The Virtues of Aging (Ballantine, 1998), written when Carter was in his mid-seventies. He …
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  7. Bliss

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    November 25, 2015 by Jean

    I am generally a happy person. I lucked out in the personality sweepstakes and have the type of outlook described …
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I am Jean Potuchek, a professional sociologist who has just stepped into the next phase of my life, retirement, after more than thirty years of college teaching. This blog is about my experience of that new phase of life.

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