Retirement Happiness — The everyday and the ordinary

How we spend our days is how we spend our lives. — Annie Dillard, There is something special about enjoying the ordinary things we do every day. A cup of good coffee in the morning, cats greeting me with a purr, a joke shared with my husband, the fresh smell of clean laundry, time spent […]

Happiness in Retirement — Why Exercise increases happiness

One of the easiest ways to increase happiness in retirement is to start exercising and to do some form of exercise every day. Many postworksavvy readers already make regular exercise part of their daily  retirement regime. They started exercising for weight loss, improved general health or greater body flexibility.  Their doctors urged them to undertake a moderate […]

Celebrating Canada Day!

Today — July 1 — is Canada’s birthday! It’s the day we celebrate being Canadian. I am passionate about being Canadian and I am an enthusiastic supporter of my country — although at times actions of our government and behaviour of my fellow Canadians  can dampen my  enthusiasm. As a departure from my usual posts […]