7 Easy Ways to Maximize Health

Retired people rank health security among their highest priorities for a successful retirement.  Last year, during the weeks and months following hip surgery, I struggled with limited mobility.  I realized how much I had taken my good health for granted. I also realized what every Postworksavvy reader knows — good health is essential for a happy retirement.  You […]

Is your curiosity keeping you mentally sharp?

As I watch my cats explore any new package that enters the house, or inspect visitors before approaching them, I realize that curiosity and careful scrutiny is their method of analyzing new situations.  Ever curious and hopeful for attention, novelty or food, they approach new situations by exploring.  Eventually this natural inquisitiveness is rewarded — […]

Do you suffer from 'brain' overload?

Our brains are constantly bombarded with stimulation.  Smart phones, emails, social media, internet, television and other forms of infotainment raise the levels of physiological and nervous activity in our brains and in our bodies.  Information overload, too many choices for human powers of attention, and constant demands for decisions stretch our brain-power to capacity.  Technology […]

The In-Patient Experience

As many readers know, I had a total hip replacement aka total hip arthroplasty a week ago.  This procedure was not part of the retirement plan and forced many other plans to be revised and postponed.  Leading up to this surgery I had many worries, most of which proved ill founded.  Up to this point […]