Longing for retirement
Retirement is viewed as a well deserved right by most people. But are we all missing out when we place so much emphasis on reaching retirement and what is the quality of our relationship with work in the meantime?
Who said it was the normal to retire?
What is the impact of retirement on our body? And on society?
Your body is your retirement plan
We need to have our finances in order before we stop working, yes, but is it about how much money is in the bank, or is there another ‘bank’ we need to be filling up?
This true story questions the cultural attitude that focusses on longing for retirement day so life can be lived more enjoyably. Do we really believe this to be true or have we not examined the issue to its full extent?
Why retire? Does it truly serve the individual who retires, and the workforce they leave?
Retirement is a relatively new concept, perhaps 100 to 120 years old.