Health

Try Taking a Deep Breath

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I have a condition called “white coat syndrome”. It’s where your blood pressure (BP) shoots through the stratosphere when readings are taken at the doctor’s office. This makes it challenging to know if you actually have high blood pressure. So what I do is take measurements at home. So far everything has been OK. But in the […]

Lifestyle

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

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One way to avoid falling into the “boredom trap” in retirement is to try something new. New experiences facilitate learning, social engagement and having fun! All of which contribute to physical and mental well-being. Many new experiences require you to take a risk – physical and/or emotional. Therefore it is essential that you know yourself […]

Podcasts

RH 019 Beer Cap Country and Belching Beaver

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Founder of Beer Cap Country Andrew left his full time job as a software engineer in October. His wife is a teacher and she is getting an entire year off. They are traveling to Europe and Asia starting in August. Andrew sets SMART goals – Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Related and Time-bound. […]

Lifestyle

6 Ways I Avoid Wasting Time

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“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” Yesterday while putting air into our cars’ tires it occurred to me that it’s been years since I’ve been to a gas station for that purpose. I don’t even know if gas stations still provide compressed air. I do […]