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Re: A Journey of Mindfulness--the Remaking of Life in Midstream.

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:15 am
by IlliniDave
Mister Imperceptible wrote: ā†‘
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:07 am
OMY
MI, sorry, I'm a right-tail Boomer who identifies more as an X-er, and have no idea what that means. :lol:

Re: A Journey of Mindfulness--the Remaking of Life in Midstream.

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:18 am
by Mister Imperceptible
One more year.

Interestingly, Iā€™m a Millennial who seems to connect better with the Xers.

Re: A Journey of Mindfulness--the Remaking of Life in Midstream.

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:08 am
by IlliniDave
Mister Imperceptible wrote: ā†‘
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:18 am
One more year.
Ah, okay. Yeah, something like that. Certainly close enough that it is starting to feel real. It's not going to be as easy as I once thought. I've never approached ER from a perspective of hating my job or working. But I'm starting to run out of excuses. :lol:

Re: A Journey of Mindfulness--the Remaking of Life in Midstream.

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:23 pm
by George the original one
IlliniDave, it may or may not apply to you, but in the mini-ERE thread, Fish wrote:
"I find it interesting how common it is for retirees (early and normal) to say that they could and should have pulled the trigger earlier. It turns out money was substituting for confidence in making the retirement decision."

Re: A Journey of Mindfulness--the Remaking of Life in Midstream.

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:30 pm
by IlliniDave
George the original one wrote: ā†‘
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:23 pm
IlliniDave, it may or may not apply to you, but in the mini-ERE thread, Fish wrote:
"I find it interesting how common it is for retirees (early and normal) to say that they could and should have pulled the trigger earlier. It turns out money was substituting for confidence in making the retirement decision."
Alas, if only foresight was as sharp as hindsight. I'll probably say it someday too, assuming enough of the potential risks do not manifest themselves over time. The hazards of being a conservative person by nature.