The alternative to retirement.

Daily tips and tools for a more meaningful life after full-time employment.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The alternative to retirement.

ORIGINAL AND CURATED ARTICLES

Reviewed: The Making of an Elder Culture by Theodore Roszak

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Overview. Forty years after he wrote The Making of a Counter Culture, Theodore Roszak revisits the 'make...

Deborah Darling: You’re never too old and it’s never too late

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Johann and Deborah met up over zoom. Johann: Deborah, you reset your life in your 50s,...

Reviewed: Together – The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek Murthy

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Overview. Even before the mandated isolation of COVID -19, Western society had developed an increasing near...

We Need A New Definition For Retirement

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Increasing numbers of people baulk at the perceived negative connotation of the term retirement. The word...

Alexa, why do I need a smart speaker?

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Smart speakers have taken off in recent years with voice control being the defining characteristic....

The Reset Retirement Survey Results

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The results from our annual retirement survey offer poignant insights on retirement and the third...

Reviewed: Life Is In The Transitions – Mastering Change At Any Age by Bruce Feiler

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Overview Best-selling author Bruce Feiler explores how we adapt to life's transitions and get to grips...

Why you should be cooking together.

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Spending time cooking a meal together has surprising benefits besides the meal itself.

Reviewed: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

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Harari is a penetrating thinker and has bravely managed to address a significant number of the earth and mankind's overpowering concerns.

Sleep: The Ultimate Daily Reset.

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The most effective thing we can do to reset our brain and body health each...

Reviewed: Thank You for Being Late by Thomas L. Friedman

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Overview. Tom Friedman is a renowned journalist and author who writes this book to build a...

Build your side hustle

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A carefully managed side hustle can emerge into a most enjoyable and productive retirement.

Reviewed: The Council of Dads by Bruce Feiler

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This review of The Council of Dads by Bruce Feiler gives a brief overview of the book as well as some reasons to add it to your reading list.

Look for the light beams in the darkness. There are lessons to be learnt.

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It's easy to get trapped in a negative spiral when looking at a situation that...

Try This – Ten Minute Home Workout For Seniors

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We found this great video while looking for exercise tips for our Guide For Self-Isolation...

At Home and Alone but not Lonely

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Suddenly and without much warning, we have to think about a radically changed lifestyle. As the...

The Reset Guide to Self-Isolation Sanity

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There are a few simple measures we can all implement to make life easier during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's our guide to self-isolation sanity.

Surviving Social Distancing

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The sudden and rapid global spread of the Coronavirus and the resultant Covid-19 outbreak is...

Two essential ways to keep your mind sharp

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It’s a question we all ask ourselves - how do I keep my mind in...

Our New Friend: Neuroplasticity

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We all know that as we get older, we become less sharp. We are just...