“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” […]
Should a life of ease in retirement be our goal? Maybe. Maybe not.
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.
In our youth baby boomers demanded change. Now, as the ground swell of boomers turn, or have turned, 60 can they handle the changes to come?
Independence, whether of a country or an individual, is something one must work diligently to preserve. Happy Independence Day!
Planning for retirement is anxiety producing for most baby boomers. Contemplating this major life change can leave you feeling adrift and out of control. Learn the three phases of change and how to embrace them rather than resist them.
Those of us unfortunate enough to have caught the latest flu bug have endured a very uncomfortable week. I came down with it with a vengeance Easter night. Body aches, chills, barky cough, and malaise were my biggest symptoms. Fortunately, today I’m on the mend. But this illness brought up a perplexing thought. As I […]
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.
Contemplating retirement prompts lots of questions including soul-searching, existential, ones. Will your answers lead you to challenge that ageism that baby boomers exacerbated with our “never trust anyone over 30” mindset? Will you embrace new possibilities and redefine yourself and the meaning of aging? Or, will you just get older?