This past week I spent more than eight hours cleaning out two rooms in our basement. Did I want to? Heck no!!! But when it came time to put away Christmas decorations the storage space was so disorganized I refused to just put them away without tackling the task I had avoided for years. This […]
We all want to be happy in retirement. But sometimes happiness can be elusive as we create a new life, new meaning, and a new identity.
What do I still want to accomplish? Accomplishments should not stop when we stop working. As this New Year begins, take time to identify something worth spending your time accomplishing this year. It could be something you want to do, be, or have. It doesn’t have to be complicated or cost a lot of money. […]
In this season of holiday gift giving, sometimes the greatest gifts come from unexpected sources.
Although Santa is long past the traditional retirement age, he is still going strong. Every year he supervises the production and distribution of toys to good little girls and boys across the planet. Is his job stressful? You bet. Keeping up with the latest toy trends and fads is a full-time job. Santa’s ability to […]
Retirement is easy, right? It depends.
In our society the aging and elderly are often ignored. Will baby boomers change this?
More companies are realizing the value their baby boomer employees add to their bottom line. So, why do you want to retire?
Loss comes in many forms. Yet, it can be an incredible teacher. It all depends on your point of view.
Type A personalities often find retirement difficult to deal with. Especially if positive strokes for good performance are how they create self-esteem.