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 […]

Finding Fulfillment When You Are Retired

When I talk to people thinking about retiring, one of the most important concerns I hear is that this next stage in life won't be as fulfilling and meaningful as previous stages have been. This no longer has to be true because retirement as it used to be is no more.  Instead, we now have […]

An Important Lesson You Need to Learn to Be Resilient

Since life is rarely the way it is suppose to be, resilience is one of the most important things needed to live a meaningful and fulfilling life. It is considered essential to being a mature, emotionally healthy adult. When you face challenges in life, resilience is your ability to maintain stable, healthy levels of psychological […]

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 […]

Feeling Stressed? Use These Tips To Be Happier

We feel stress for a variety of reasons. To some degree, it depends on what is important to us. Sometimes it happens because of tragedies, such as the recent Boston Marathon bomb blasts mentioned in my welcome message. Other times, it happens because of the economy, weather related disasters, relationship or health problems, a death, […]

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 […]

Retirement: Why You Need to Plan Ahead Sooner

Retirement in the 21st. century is a new concept. The transition from full time work to full time retirement is a new stage in life that may take many years. It is time to start imagining your life with a thirty year bonus! There is no model for current retirees to follow because there has […]

Thinking about Retiring: Do You Do This?

There is a lot to think about when you think about retiring. It can be overwhelming. Of course, the financial planning piece is crucial. Hopefully, you have been working on that for a while.  Unfortunately, that isn’t the only thing you need to be thinking about. In addition to financial planning I recommend you take […]