After experiencing four consecutive, cloudy, rainy days my mood now matches the weather. I am a naturally optimistic person. However, this week I found myself feeling depleted and defeated. My 94-year-old father’s health and vitality are declining. Once again our “normal” life routine is changing to address his increasing needs. Sadly, this may be the […]
So many outside forces are creating chaos around us we may think we are powerless to do anything to change the situation. Nothing could be further from the truth.
“I thought being retired would be great. But I can’t tell you how much I miss work.” Does this sound like you? Some people slip effortlessly in to retirement. Others experience “retirement remorse.” If you’re unhappy not working take heart. What you are missing may not be work but something else. Establishing a new” normal” […]
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 […]
Why are boomers reluctant to plan for retirement? Fear of the unknown and denial. But not having a plan can have disastrous consequences.
If you don’t have a plan for your time in retirement, others will. Knowing what you want, setting goals, and enforcing boundaries are keys to successful retirement planning.
Preparing your body for retirement may sound like a strange idea. But those who do reap tremendous benefits and find both emotional and physical balance.