Homelessness among boomers is on the rise. Do you know where to turn for help?
Does the chorus of “Strangers in the NIght” hold the secret to life? Yes, it does.
There are many situations, circumstances and experiences that can make one feel angry. It’s what we do with this anger that makes the situation worse or better. Lots people are uncomfortable with anger and as a result do their best to avoid confrontation of any kind. But what would happen if you shifted how you […]
The answers to questions about life after working often come from unexpected sources.
I recently traveled to Washington, DC to train and certify the first group of Your Countdown to Retirement coaches. This meant I left my 94-year-old father at home with his wonderful caregivers. I knew my absence would be stressful for my father, so I figured out ways to stay in touch while out of town. […]
Tolerations are things that nag at us, annoy us, or irritate us. Yet, we often let them go unresolved for days, weeks, months or years. It’s time to stop letting tolerations steal your energy and your joy. Here’s how.
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.