Unhappy? Proven Steps To Be Happier

Are there things in your life right now that you are unhappy about? Maybe you might be feeling stuck or having problems with a relationship. It is possible to live an engaging and meaningful life even if it is not possible at this time to be extremely happy. For instance, you might be waiting for […]

Do You Want to Make Better Decisions? Start Now

Everyone makes decisions on a daily basis. Many of these are small and often done without much thought. Larger decisions require more time and thought before you arrive at an answer. Making decisions, especially the important ones, involves some risk because there is an element of uncertainty in almost all decisions. If you are absolutely sure of […]

Do You Know How to Make Change Positive?

How do you respond when change doesn't seem like it will be positive for you? Daily news reports continue to tell us about changes in the economy, employment, and politics. Sometimes it's good news; other times it isn't. Change can be good when you can see the benefits and feel in control. However, it can […]

Retiring: Do You Know How to Connect Your Values to Fulfillment in Life?

It's important to be able to identify your values at all stages in life. This continues to be true when you are considering retiring because this is a time in life when people ask what they can do to live a more fulfilled life. As you approach retirement, it is normal to be concerned about […]

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 […]

Retirement Planning: 6 Major Issues You Need to Address

Considering retirement this year? The average age for a first retirement is still in the late 50's although that does not mean people are retiring in the same way. Actually, the old way of thinking about retirement is in a state of being retired. It no longer works for most people for one main reason. According […]

Do You Know What to Focus On?

Are there too many things clamoring for your attention? Deciding what to focus on and what to delete in your day to day life requires a high level of self-awareness. When you are considering retirement, you have a lot of decisions to make. Hopefully, you will have opportunities and options that you are excited about […]

Retiring? Are You a Zoomer?

In retirement language, you may wonder what a zoomer is. So, let's begin with a definition. Teacher, author and gerontologist David Demko uses the word "zoomer" to describe "boomers with zip" who pursue "a youthful maturity and live a lifestyle that's decades younger than their boomer peers." Demko has been working with retirees since the […]