Fill in the Blank for a Thriving Retirement
By Retirement: A Full Time Job on June 28, 2011
Once you retire you can go from jam packed days to a clean slate. For many that transition can be incredibly difficult. One reason why this is so is the lack of clarity around how to fill your time in a way that is satisfying enough. There is a little "something" which if you fill in the blanks will guide you toward satisfaction. Learn more about why the blank is important and what it means for you.
Our friend Jeff came over last week for dinner. He just got a new job after a period of unemployment. He’s happy to be working again, he told us, “I really like working. You and Doug are really good at filling your days without work, but I had real trouble with that.”
I thought about that for a second and told him that actually, we all have the same 24 hours in a day to fill, so really, he did fill the time when he wasn’t working. It’s just that he didn’t fill it with something ___________ enough. I asked him what that blank was for him.
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