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Adapting in Retirement with Barbara Mock

Adapting in Retirement with Barbara Mock

I hope you are all having a wonderful start to the summer season. In this episode, Babara updates us on what is going on in her world. RV Woes Barbara talks about her RV that has been in the shop and has been having warranty work done on it for a month. Much like...

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Kindness Keeps Marriages Together

Kindness Keeps Marriages Together

Today we are talking about marriage. Neither Barbara nor I are mental health care professionals, so please don't take this episode as professional advice. If you are having marriage problems or considering getting married, please seek counseling from a qualified...

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Barbara's RV Retirement Adventure Part 2

Barbara's RV Retirement Adventure Part 2

We’re back with another update from Barbara’s RV retirement adventure! And boy, has it proven to be adventurous! Barbara is going to tell us about the ups and downs of their most recent travels. From watching sunsets on the beach to sweating through heavy traffic in...

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The RV

The RV

In this episode, we’re giving you an update on the exciting things that are happening in Barbara’s life. She has had a busy month and she’s about to embark on a journey that I think many of you will be interested in following - life in an RV! We’ll dig into the work...

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Pre-Retirement and Post-Retirement

Pre-Retirement and Post-Retirement

You're now listening at another pivotal time, where we're slightly changing the format. From March 2016 to August 2020. This was an interview-style show where I interviewed people who could help you rock your retirement. But not financially. Those were what I call the...

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The Honeymoon Stage of Retirement

The Honeymoon Stage of Retirement

Starting in August of 2020, we started following the life of a pre-retiree. The goal was to follow her from pre-retirement through the retirement process so you and I can live vicariously through her experience. We want to know what's happening as she goes through the...

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Farewells During a Pandemic – Ep 247

Farewells During a Pandemic – Ep 247

Retirement is a time that marks the passage from a life full of work to a life of leisure, accomplishment, and choice. As most people feel defined by their job, that transition to retirement is not always easy. Like other major life transitions, it can be filled with...

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A Month of Goodbye – Episode 246

A Month of Goodbye – Episode 246

Starting in August of 2020, we started following the life of a pre-retiree Barbara Mock. The goal was to follow her from pre-retirement through the retirement process. So you and I can live vicariously through her experience. We want to know what's happening as she...

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Goals and Intentions – Episode 244

Goals and Intentions – Episode 244

Get On the Right Track Setting goals isn't enough. Though it helps us to create a plan, see the future, and stay on track to get things done, there's still a downside to goal setting. Setting and living your intentions allows you to focus on who you are in the moment,...

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Contentment in Life – Episode 243

Contentment in Life – Episode 243

We Try to Convinced Ourselves... Most of us thought that happiness is linked to our accomplishments. We convinced ourselves that we’ll find contentment in life when we have an ample amount of money or buy those luxury bags, clothes, or cars that we’re longing for. But...

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Not Exactly Goodbye…

Not Exactly Goodbye…

Update 8/3/2020:  We are changing the format of the show.  Stay tuned.  We will still be releasing at least monthly but you are going to LOVE what's coming!! (Also if you added a comment here earlier, we had a computer blip that affected this post.  It wasn't you, it...

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The Colored Pencil Art Class Experiment

The Colored Pencil Art Class Experiment

I did a little 6-week colored pencil art class experiment If you are in the Rock Your Retirement Facebook group, you probably already know what it is. Basically, I have been working with colored pencils. In other words, I've been trying to bring my artistic tendencies...

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