Welcome To Your New Job in Retirement
It’s Monday morning. You wake up and try to clear the fog in your head.
You flip on the TV and hear about the traffic mess you have to get through
The day stretches in front of you with nothing on your calendar. What are
Isn’t this supposed to be the day you’ve dreamed of for years? You were
Perhaps you’ll consider a novel concept. Most people have never spent a lot
Your new job could be the pursuit of happiness.
Part of the deal with retirement is supposed to be an increase in happiness,
However, you’ve always valued your ability to be productive. How does this
Most of us want to be happy in retirement. Perhaps we think it will just
It may surprise you to learn that happiness is the subject of actual
The adage that “money can’t buy happiness” is not entirely true, the
The massive house, the fabulous car, the exquisite jewelry do, indeed create
So what does it then? What makes people happy in the long run? A number of
Yes, it’s great, as long as you can create a new kind of structure for your
Maybe you have something in mind already. Introspection may be necessary to
Some retirees take up daily golf, some get involved with charities, and some
Creating community for yourself can take many forms. I recently did a
Some retirees move to communities built just for you. Presto! Immediate
Whatever your way will be, why not purposely seek happiness as your new job
Plot your strategy just as you used to plan your workday.
Get more connected in your community.
With just a little effort, you’ll be surprised at how quickly your new job
Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, R.N, Attorney
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