Sherry Bronson is a writer and traveler. After downsizing, she searched for a new place to live, one that resonated with her passions, lifestyle and style. She found all this and more in beautiful Bali. On her blog https://writingforselfdiscovery.com, Sherry reminds her readers that life must be lived and encourages them not to waste time. Know your dreams and don’t let fears, your own or anyone else’s, keep you from following them.

Latest Posts By Sherry Bronson

2 years ago

Turning 60 is an Opportunity to Change Your Life for the Better

When I said I was moving to Bali, someone asked, “What are you running from?” The question struck me as odd. I wasn’t running from, I was running to. After years of doing for others this was for me, my great adventure. It was also a test. Could I survive the loneliness that was sure to come? Read More

3 years ago

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali

I retired in Bali… can you?

Retirement crept up on me. I had excellent health, meager savings and a severe case of age-appropriate denial. Then, three friends died of cancer within eighteen months. I wasn’t yet sixty-one. All younger than I, they had unrealized dreams and unfinished lives. Read More

3 years ago

4 Questions to Help You Beat the Blues

Recently, a friend had a phone call from someone she’d met several years ago. They had enjoyed a number of conversations over coffee back then, but the man was married with a family. In her mind they were just friends. Read More

4 years ago

Tips on How to Retire in Bali

Looking to retire in Bali? You’ll want to read my story first! Every year, I used to feel despondent when my social security letter arrived. Retirement, it seemed, was not an option for me. In order to live a middle-class life in the U.S., I would have to continue to work pretty much forever. Read More

4 years ago

Creating a Life That Fits Like Skin in Your 60s

Some of the responses to my article “3 Essential Elements to Getting What You Want” left me heavy-hearted. Many women feel stuck and hopeless. Read More

4 years ago

Grandmother Remembers: What 3 Things Would You Pass on to Your Grandkids?

The 27-hour flight back to Bali from the U.S. socked it to me this time. So, while I was un-jetlagging and housebound, I rummaged through reading material, organized drawers and, in the process, stumbled upon Grandmother Remembers. Read More

5 years ago

Can You Ever Really Know Someone?

My sister and I exchange emails at least once a week. Sometimes I’m shocked when I read her impressions of something I’ve said. It’s eye-opening and gives me a different lens through which to see myself. Read More

5 years ago

A Recipe for Radically Reinventing Yourself in Midlife

Are you in the market for a seismic shake-up that re-calibrates you from the inside out? Something more lasting than a new purse, a different hair color, the latest raw food or green juice diet? Read More

5 years ago

Should Grandmas Move to Be Near Their Grandchildren?

Will she go or will she stay? Recorded by the group, Journey, these lyrics from the song, “Never Walk Away,” are about impetuous young lovers who married quickly then realized they didn’t get along. That situation doesn’t apply to me but the question is one I’ve been asking myself for nine months. Read More

5 years ago

Mama Bear Instincts Send New Grandma Into Attack Mode

Growing up we lived several miles from the nearest town. I wandered the woods and rocky cliffs along the Mississippi River. At six or seven years old, Mother sent me with an empty honey pail to pick wild strawberries in the meadow or blueberries in the marsh. I never thought to be afraid. Read More