Do you have a big, audacious, stretch you to the max, goal in retirement? If not, why not?
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” […]
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.