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Shared by HGYC Member Jacqueline R. Robinson
I had absolutely no clue as to what I would do next nor did I actually plan on retiring. I just knew that there was something else that was out there for me and I had to take a “leap of faith”. By making this decision, I allowed myself for those few days soon after being downsized to reflect. During those moments of reflection, I admitted to myself that I really had not been happy at work for a few years. My plan was to “hang in there” for another 7 years until I officially retired. I soon began to realize that the “hang in there” plan” was not a plan. It only meant limiting my life by not allowing me to dream about other achievements and adventures that were out there waiting for me to discover. I asked myself, “If not now, then when”?