Why Be Unhappy?

Why Oh Why are so many retirees unhappy? I post story after story from anxious, depressed new retirees on my site. I also get lots of feedback from other retirees, most of whom agree with the feelings of being lost, useless, unmotivated, unfulfilled, and just sad.

I hate this. I…

To Work or Not to Work, that is the Question!

How would you imagine William Shakespeare’s life to be after he no longer wrote plays?

Kenneth Branagh did just that — he imagined and wrote a movie, All is True, about Shakespeare’s life post-retirement, and in his version, life was hell. By day, he gardens, and by night he has…

Military Retirement anxiety, like law enforcement retirement anxiety, is different than civilian retirements.


Military and law enforcement careers are forced into this cohesive bonding between employees, like nowhere else. Military live in far off places, worldwide, away from their partner and children at home. They face heart-breaking good-byes and…

Retirement Anxiety — You Are Not Alone!

After retirement, anxiety and depression happen. This phase of life includes the retirement transition period (adjusting from work life to retired life) where anxiety and depression are relatively common.

Oddly enough, it’s not something that people talk about. Just a few years ago, there was little on the internet about…

Most people think about money and finances when retirement is mentioned. I challenge you to re-think that definition of retirement.

Yes, you will need to get your finances in order, but many who are forced into early retirement, or who have never saved, are able to survive and enjoy their…

Wendy Fisher

Struggling with Retirement? Retirement Enthusiast & Coach here to help! Retirement is complex, full of decisions — but Retirement ROCKS! Retirement-Online.com

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