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.
Type A personalities often find retirement difficult to deal with. Especially if positive strokes for good performance are how they create self-esteem.
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.
Why do a majority of baby boomers refuse to admit they are unprepared both financially and emotionally for retirement? Magical thinking, denial, obsession with youth and despair are driving their avoidance and choices.
When transitioning to retirement, few baby boomers realize the increased stress levels they may experience and the debilitating effects of that stress. Awareness and action are needed now.