Retirement Without Regrets

In June 2010, I retired. It’s been eight years of a retirement without regrets! When the hoopla of many retirement celebrations, parties and lunches ended I packed up my office. I felt nostalgic during the last elevator ride to the parking garage, but in my heart, I knew it was the right decision. I closed […]

Happiness in Retirement — Summertime, Cottage Days and Taking Stock

As the summer days gallop past I’ve been thinking about how I’m spending these precious days at the cottage. In late June, when we typically re-locate the cats and ‘move’ to the cottage, it seemed that summertime would be as endless as the horizon on Lake Huron. A change of routine excited me.  I looked […]

Happiness in Retirement — Moving your body

Moving your body is a priority for happiness in retirement.  It’s a sensible way to make sure that you get the most out of every day. We all know that any type of sickness of disability takes something away from enjoying life — and achieving happiness in retirement means that you want to be able […]

How do you know what to ignore in your retirement?

It’s that time of year when many people make resolutions.  The traditional resolutions — to lose (or gain) weight, to start an exercise program, to clear the clutter, to eat better, to sleep more, to eliminate debt are familiar categories.  I freed myself from resolutions a few years ago and began writing down my aspirations […]