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. ThereContinue reading “How to feel less anxious about retirement”
Category Archives: Pre Retirement
How to Retire Happy
A great book. Check it out. It reinforces the importance of pre retirement planning… not just the money, which is important, but lifestyle which is in many ways more important.
9 Key Steps to a Happy Retirement – Plan It!
The Forbes video discusses the 9 key steps to a happy retirement – number 1? Plan it and prepare for it. Know what you want to do in detail before you retire. We are not talking money. This is about what you want to do with your days in retirement, discussions with your partner, buildingContinue reading “9 Key Steps to a Happy Retirement – Plan It!”
It’s important to have plenty of friends when you retire. Make sure you are building friendships before your retire.
Making and keeping friends as we get older is difficult. It is even more difficult for men who often forsake friendships outside of work for those within work or hand over social duties and arrangements to their partner. Guys who start off with plenty of friends in their teens and twenties find that by theContinue reading “It’s important to have plenty of friends when you retire. Make sure you are building friendships before your retire.”