In my book, Your Countdown to Retirement, I talk about the retirement experience sometimes being like driving a car through dense fog. There are times you cannot see the road ahead of you, the obstacles and dangers obscured by the fog, or the clear highway beyond the fog. What I forgot to mention in my […]
Do you have a big, audacious, stretch you to the max, goal in retirement? If not, why not?
We all expect more freedom in retirement. But how to we ensure it lasts?
Life lessons continue from the day we are born until we die. Are your ready for the lessons you will learn in retirement?
Power struggles often re-emerge in retirement. What can you do to prevent them?
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.
The third phase of life is filled with possibilities. After working long and hard to get to where you want to be, you now have time to do what you want to do. That may sound easy, but if you have a long-standing habit of placing other’s needs ahead of your own this can be […]
More and more boomers are choosing to continue working either in the same field or doing something new. Will you be one of them?
“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” […]