What Does Retirement Actually Mean in the 21st Century?

There has been a lot written abaout this century being the "new retirement" in the last 10 to 12 years. However, it is only in this last year the message seems to be starting to mean something to the Boomer generation. At the beginning of the 21st Century, researchers were saying the extended period of […]

What Do You Want Your Retirement Transition To Be Like?

Retiring or entering the Encore stage of life, also known as Prime Time is a process. Even though it feels like it's one decision that sounds like "I'm going to retire on this date," it really isn't. That is one of the reasons entering this new stage in life feels like a challenge. It is actually […]

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Back in the early 1990s, little was known about the brain's functions. It was thought the brain would go through a natural decline as someone aged. Then neuroscientists began conducting imaging techniques to understand the brain's intricacies. Fast forward to the present and you find brain or cognitive fitness becoming a focal area for high-achieving leaders and working professionals […]

Retiring? How to Live the Life You Desire

Are you considering retiring? If so, there are many questions that need to be answered before you make your decision. There is a lot of confusion about what retirement really means in this century. This is because of the increase in lifespan. One of the things I suggest to my clients when they are considering […]

Do You Want To Create the Life You Desire?

May and June are a time of year when many graduations happen. It is a time of opportunity. During these ceremeonies, there's usually a focus on creating the life you desire.  In addition, there are other stages in life that are natural times for thinking about living the life you desire. Many of these times […]

Retiring? 5 Warning Signs You Are Stuck

Deciding to retire is a major decision in your life. This is especially true for Boomers because there are no models that fit all of the challenges ahead. With a possible 25 plus years added to your life span, there are a lot of decisions to be made in three main areas of your life. These […]

Retiring: 4 Secrets to Make Change Positive

Retiring means making a significant change in your life. That is a major reason you may have mixed feelings about "retiring." These changes have an impact on six areas of your life: Career and work Health and wellness Income and finances Family and relationships Social interaction and leisure Personal development Just the idea of beginning […]

What You Need to Know Going Through a Life Transition

Times of transition happen throughout our lives. It can happen whenever change occurs. However, change and transition are not the same. Change is situational and external. Transition is internal. It is the psychological process you go through to come to terms with the new situation. You may be in a time of transition in your […]

Too Busy Planning to Retire? Try These 6 Tips

When you are thinking about retiring, there is a lot to consider. This is especially true because now retirement usually means finding a way to do something that will make you feel like you matter, give your life meaning, possibly bring in some income, and enjoy yourself  - all crucial ingredients for your well-being. It […]