Articles on Retirement

The major challenge of getting old is dealing with the emotionally charged changes that come over us – the loss of our physical strength, our slowed reaction time to ideas, our resistance to change, our loss of identity as we get lumped into the “old” category, our increased hypochondria, our [...]
In their Book of Joy the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu distinguish between Joy and Happiness – where happiness comes from our external environment, and joy comes from within. Retirement requires that we find our joy. As we grow old, our external environment conspires against our happiness as we lose [...]
We tend to lump these 2 ideas together when we talk about retirement. But retirement is when we stop doing what we have been doing and we either start doing something else, or we sit back and let the world get on without us. Old age refers to a stage [...]