Retirement as a Rite of Passage

Retirement as a Rite of Passage

There is a need to mark important transitions in life, retirement being a major one.  It used to be a party and a gold clock or set of golf clubs. But is/was that enough? I still remember my first boss after the retirement presentation, with a cardboard box of...
Make 2022 a more meaningful and positive year

Make 2022 a more meaningful and positive year

I was on LBC Radio at 2100 last night – 3rd January 2022 The subject was – to talk about the decisions that people can make to ensure that 2022 is a more meaningful and positive year than 2021. So glad it wasn’t about new year resolutions, I stopped making them...
Short term life planning

Short term life planning

There comes a time when we may decide to think more about the future, what is right for us. I write around retirement, so this could be a time when you begin to think about how you want your life to be, moving forward. Career It could be this is the time for a...
How retirement can affect self-esteem

How retirement can affect self-esteem

How retirement can affect self-esteem This time I wanted to share a small aspect of my research. Retirement is not a single event, but a process over time. It also means that we begin to be affected by this event as we prepare and then transition to retirement. For...