A resume should not read like a professional obituary, but as a testimonial of what you have to offer. At its very best, a resume will not get you a job. It is merely one step in the process. 7. “And Action!” Start sentences with action verbs, such as managed, coordinated, organized, and researched. Example […]Read more
The divorce rate for the over-fifty is escalating. Why would sexually and legally committed partners who have shared life’s memories for twenty or more years separate? Was separation the inevitable result of years of walking away from difficult emotions that desperately long to be shared? He says. “When she is in one of her moods […]Read more
It was almost like an “Indiana Jones” expedition in Ban Non Wat, a small village near Phimai in Northeast Thailand! The main excavation was about 5 by 25 meters and 5 meters deep and a second pit was smaller but deeper so they needed ladders to get in or out! Previous EARTHWATCH teams had gone […]Read more
The Mojave Desert was beautiful in the early morning as we set out to check pit-fall traps for a census of small desert creatures. We drove through areas of imposing Joshua trees, spectacular rock formations, cactus “gardens” and an array of very colorful desert flowers. Then, at […]Read more
RetireWOW Celebrates the Senior New to RetirementRetireWOW celebrates the opportunities of life over 50 by creating a community for sharing tools, resources, and guidance to help the senior new to retirement make a new life.
- The baby boomer retirement is different as many intend to keep working in to retirement.
- The concept of a life of full-time leisure or full-time work is being rejected. A happy retirement consists of integrating work, play, and volunteer activities.
- Retirement ideas now consist of learning, growing, mental stimulation and finding meaning are requirements for the New Aging.
- No longer the “me” generation, the New Aging is about the “we” generation. Retirement wishes are about staying connected to family, and friends, but also making a difference in the world.
Life PlanningBy Cathy Severson, MS
As a counselor, one of the first questions baby boomers preparing for retirement say when we talk is, “I don’t know what I’m going to do after I retire.” Retirement is a significant life transition with opportunities to develop new passions and redefine who you are from the inside out.
Most of the information about retirement has centered on finances, but it’s also an important psychological shift that can be both scary and liberating. RetireWOW was created to help you successfully transition into this new world. We know this isn’t our parents’ retirement. In addition to the blog, we are creating a community where we can learn from each other, as well as the RLM experts.
I encourage you to sign up for the newsletter, ask questions of the experts, make comments, join in the teleclass and even be a guest blogger. This is your site, so let us know what you want and how we can make it better.