Finding your Retirement Dream

Seven years after I walked out of my last job I am edging ever closer to my retirement dream.  The end is in sight.  Why am I sharing this with you?  Because, if I had planned it would not have taken 7 years to achieve.  Okay, I was caught unawares when what I...

Aligning with your Values in Retirement

When I found myself unexpectedly “Retired,” I embarked on studying to become a Life Coach.  One module of the course focussed on Values.  Our Value system is usually instilled in us by our parents, religion/culture, the education system, and acts as our moral...

Time to Review your Retirement Plan?

I don’t know about you, but I have hit 2021 in introspection mode.  After the roller coaster last year, I have felt a strong need to review where I am headed with my retirement.  Maybe it is the 7-year–itch (I have now been “retired” 7 years!), but I have felt...

Retirement is a Man-made Concept

Retirement doesn’t just happen.  Retirement is a man-made phase of life and it is nothing until you put things into it.  That concept stopped me in my tracks when I was reading an article in the Wall Street Journal with contributions from my colleagues in the US.  In...

A new Direction for Retirement 2021

Happy New Year everyone,  I am back after a good rest.  I trust that you have also taken some time to replenish your energy reserves.  2020 left most of us feeling depleted, whether we are fully retired or working.  2021 has been ushered in with more of the same,...