Many baby boomers are unprepared for the emotional pain they may feel as they end their careers and move into their post-employment phase of life. By seeking to avoid the pain, they miss out on developing critical skills for finding happiness and fulfillment.
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 are people who retire here so surprised that our winters are cold?” my realtor friend asked me the other day at coffee in Rockland. “Do they not do their research?” The answer is many of them do, but maybe not enough to understand all the factors one should consider in a relocation decision. Retiring […]
An article about Maine’s desirability as a retirement destination recently appeared in numerous media outlets including USA Today and U.S. News & World Report. One category in which Maine is cited as number one in the nation is absolutely astonishing.
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.