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Life After Retirement

Sudden Retirement: Wows and Warnings

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty
Suzette Standring

For years, David's work schedule had him out of the house at sunrise, returning way past sundown. Now he's home with me 24/7, and as a couple, we have much to relearn about each other in that sudden togetherness. Apparently, I talk out loud to myself... a lot.

Will I Slide Into Oblivion Now That The Kids Are Gone?

Garry Gilfoy | Posted 05.15.2013 | Fifty
Garry Gilfoy

Like everyone at this stage, I have a choice. Do I take the path of least resistance and slide into oblivion and an inconsequential old age? Or do I reinvigorate myself? This might mean reinventing myself if I discover that the contribution I am making lacks adequate meaning.

5 Ways To Find Your Calling In Retirement

Mark Chimsky | Posted 12.16.2012 | Fifty
Mark Chimsky

As we approach our retirement years, the question shifts from "What" to "Who do you want to be?" Suddenly, it's time to take stock -- of goals forgotten and dreams deferred -- and to figure out how to allocate our emotional capital so that these future years are among the best of our lives.

The REAL Currency You Should Spend Before You Die

Martha Nelson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

We all have a rich currency of authenticity that is found in our energy, heart, soul and spirit. When you get to the point that your life ahead is more important than the life you've already had, then it may be time to spend your currency to go where you want to be.

Why We Should Retire Retirement

Alex Pattakos | Posted 08.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

Regardless of chronological age, there is a lot to learn and leverage from the ongoing search for meaning in life. Will you continue to contribute to society in some way when you are "older"?

Who Am I Two Years After Retirement?

Honey Seltzer | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Honey Seltzer

When I retired, something I had never really planned on doing, I was asked over and over again by friends and family, "What are you going to do now?" A year passed before I could acknowledge to myself that I was depressed.