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“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” — Fred Rogers
So what immobilizes, derails, or prevents you from growing intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, physically or financially in your attirement years?
It’s high time that you stand your ground, state your case, and press on with your life that is who you really are at the core of your being.
You have so many untapped talents that haven’t had the opportunity of sprouting towards fruition. There are so many things that you’ve wanted to do but never had the quality time to do them.
Don’t follow the masses that believe that they are in the final phase of their life.
This is only the beginning of an amazing journey for you.
The best years are still ahead and you only have to flip the switch in your brain and switch it to a new, different, exciting, unimaginable, and incredible idea that will catapult you towards your greatness.
Rekindle what you have always wanted at your core.
If you have completed your working career, join the revolution towards attirement and not retirement.
We can begin to do this by renewing our purpose.
The clearer the picture that we have creates more order, less fear, less doubt and less confusion.
So what really happens to this picture when we get older?
We wind down our career.
We have raised our families.
We have downsized our nest. Our picture begins to get a little blurry for some, as each day unfolds.
Our purpose is now changing. We don’t have to submit to retirement.
We can embrace attirement.
We just need to renew our purpose in order to embrace this new found life and mindset.
But . . .
Everyone around you is telling you to slow down.
Take it easy.
You work too hard.
Check out this amazing couple.
ROGER AND HIS YOUNG WIFE OF 76 YEARS
I met Roger in Texas on my way to the airport. He shared this amazing story with me that only inspired but further intensified my strong belief in attirement. Roger at the time was 79 years young.
Roger worked as a professional sales manager during his career. He currently drives for a car service and puts in 50–60 hours per week. He loves it as it provides purpose for him to get up each morning and make it happen.
His wife worked as a schoolteacher in her career and is now a sought out substitute teacher in the school district. She is 76 years young and is the first call for substitute teaching in the district, the reason being that she has incredible discipline skills.
This is her substitute teaching strategy that she employs as she always requests the toughest class in the school as her assignment for the day.
This amazing woman and teacher always request the names of the two toughest kids in the class. She calls these students by name and asks them to come to the front of the class and help her with a warm up technique.
These are the toughest kids in the school and no one ever calls them to participate therefore they are puzzled at first.
When she completes the day, these same students always tell the principal that she is their favorite teacher and wish that she was their regular teacher.
This woman is 76 years young and still driving her purpose and mission in life. In turn, she shares this purpose and passion with these young people.
Purpose and passion can never be disguised, as it is extremely transparent.
Coach Franco Cianflone
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