How to Get the Most Out of Retirement

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Retirement is fun.

Retirement these days is drastically different from a few years ago when it simply means to stop working, laze around the house entire day while living off a retirement pension.

Now, everybody wants to retire in style. They want to get the most out of it, i.e., spend their days the way they want to, engage in sports, travel, fine-dine at least once a week and, for singles, give love another go, and many others.

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How I Survived New Year’s Eve: A Lesson in Handling Loneliness

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New Year’s Eve – long enough to drive out the darkness

“Be bold,  be brave,” I kept telling myself. That’s how I survived New Year’s Eve.

Last New Year’s eve was my 69th. In short, I’ve had lots of it already, which I am very thankful for.

Oh yes, I ‘ve had so many New Year celebrations to reminisce about, from the time I learned how to pop a firecracker, through my adolescent years up until I had my own family.

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If Your Life is in a Rut, Do Something before You Rot

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Are you in this rut?

Two weeks ago, I passed by a pick-up truck with this sticker on the back. I did not mind it until I was a few steps away.

So I hurried back and took this picture.

The message, at face value, is satirically funny. Yet it is laden with a deeper meaning for a lot of seniors like you and me.

It made me wonder, “Is my life like this? What a rut that would be.”

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