What You Need to Do to Make Better Decisions

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to make appropriate decisions confidently? Yes, we all make decisions on a daily basis. Actually, most of the small ones don’t require much thought. It is the bigger decisions that require more time and thought that we worry about and can even cause us to get stuck. The definition for decision-making […]

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 a Strategic Optimist Needs to Know

Information from over ten years of research in the areas of Positive Psychology and Positive Organizational Psychology are being used in businesses and organizations to create Strategic Optimism. This same type of optimism is equally important in your personal life. Strategic Optimism means having a positive expectation for the future that contributes to flourishing and […]

Do You Want to Improve Your Ability to Predict What Will Make You Happy?

How good are you at predicting what will make you happy? This is an important question, especially if you are considering retirement or other important decisions you need to make. Decision making is a process. When you are faced with making a decision, one of the things you are likely to think about is how happy […]

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 Want to Live a Meaningful Life?

Having meaning in life is a key ingredient for well-being and happiness. Retirement can be an adventure offering you the opportunity to explore who you are and what you want to do with this gift of time that will be personally rewarding. No matter what your age is, designing a meaningful life starts with you. […]

Retiring: Do You Do This To Create a Meaningful Life?

In retirement, it is sometimes a challenge to establish the two important conditions needed for feelings of meaning and fulfillment. These two conditions are: Being able to feel and give love and having a sense of belonging. Having and pursuing goals that allow you to use your strengths so you will be engaged and experience […]

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 […]

Are Your Beliefs Preventing You from Being Happy?

Life is filled with beliefs. Adults make choices about how to spend their time, what activities they will participate in and how much they will spend on things based on their beliefs. Faith is actually a choice you make about what you believe the deeper questions in life are about. I have been giving a […]

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 […]