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What’s Next? Introduction to Organizational Journaling for a Satisfying Retirement taught by Deb Schanilec

Multi-Session Class

Meets 3 Tuesdays: April 20, 27 and May 4th 7:30-8:15 pm CT

Are you:
–Exploring the concept of retirement and finding all the options overwhelming, especially now with COVID?
–Pulling that retirement trigger tomorrow/next month/next year and still not sure what your day-to-day will look like?
–Retired for a while and finished/haven’t gotten around to those projects you thought would keep you busy?

Wherever you are in the process, this Introduction to Organizational Journaling for a Satisfying Retirement class is for you!

–Achieve a sense of direction for this major life transition
–Enjoy improved physical health and increased longevity through beneficial activity
–Ensure that who and what is important to you are a priority
–Identify and phase out barriers to taking action
–Start where you are, based on practical exercises and focused support

–5 Ds and 1 B of retirement, and how to avoid them
–3 Key Aspects of a satisfying retirement
–Specs for Satisfaction that are as individual as you are
–Methods of staying organized the way your brain works and not the other way around

Our three weekly sessions of 30-45 minutes each will be split between:


-Introductions and Intentions

-Some homework to guide following sessions

–Interactive and thoughtful exercises for clarity around your intentions for retirement
–Intro to components of Organizational Journaling (OJO) with digital and virtual real-life samples
–Guided action steps toward your goals that circumvent perception and memory


–Review of previous session
–Dedicated time to ask more questions and begin experimenting in your notebook
–Design layouts, trackers and project “containers” based on your individual situation
–Finish the Zoom call prepared with next steps

Arrive with a challenge and leave with a plan!


–Current calendaring system (phone, calendar, whatever)

–A notebook of any size from home or one purchased at Wet Paint before class
–Writing/drawing utensils of choice; a pen or pencil will do
–”Reflective journaling” and “visual journaling” can be included in this process but are not the subject matter of this class

This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362023-System-Requirements-for-PC-Mac-and-Linux.

Please see your Class Confirmation email for more information on joining Zoom

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