In 1927 Bluma Zeigarnik discovered that we forget about completed tasks but continue to remember and worry about un-completed ones. Uncompleted tasks make us anxious. That makes sense and we can all relate to this. But we always have uncompleted tasks, so does that mean we are always going to be anxious? Fortunately no. There is a solution. Two psychologists, Ej Masicampo and Roy Baumeister found that you didn’t have to complete all tasks to stop being anxious about them, that making a clear plan to address them will also work.
Many feel anxious about retirement. Making a detailed plan is a good start. A guy called David Allen defined a good plan as a set of outcomes that can be delivered within a year. So, if you are feeling anxious about your upcoming retirement or your current retirement, check out our online courses and their retirement planning tools.