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 […]

Are you suffering from FOMO?

The 21st Century has created an epidemic known as FOMO which is an acronym for a syndrome loosely defined as ‘fear of missing out’. FOMO is often used as a descriptor of the angst that is experienced over the deluge of data and information available through social media.  FOMO grabs people and makes them constantly […]

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 […]

Scoring your Retirement — How do you measure retirement well-being?

The secret of health for both body and mind is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly –Buddha Well-being most often refers to ideas such as happiness, fulfillment, quality of life or living a good, meaningful life.  Spiritual leaders, psychologists and […]