Retirement: Time to start over

After years of work, finally comes to time to retire. Women have this right with 60 years of age or 30 years of contribution to Social Security. It is a time of many changes in social and emotional aspects that can have positive or negative reflexes. It all depends on the meanings attributed to it, which varies from person to person.

The process of retirement It can generate conflicting feelings, internal conflicts between the desire to have more free time and the fear of boredom, idleness and financial instability. For many it is a relief, but for others it can be a torment.


Many people retire without their financial independence established and therefore have no way to stop working. In these cases, an alternative is to take the opportunity to do what you really like and start a second career, which may be much more interesting than the next.

Be retired It doesn't mean being useless, who does nothing and spends all day in his pajamas waiting for life to end. This phase need not mean downtime and necessarily the end of a cycle.

In contrast, the retirement It can and should be seen as a moment that enables the beginning of a new cycle, full of professional opportunities.


Identify the passions that move your life, do some hobby or other activity, and choose something to become permanent. Invest in travel, in a course to learn something you always wanted but had to set aside in the name of work, spend more time with your family. After all, doing what you enjoy is much more pleasurable and the way to a healthier and more peaceful life.

Keeping your mind and health up to date are essential requirements in order to fully exploit the possibilities of this new phase. It is also a way of maintaining self-confidence and self-esteem, which are fundamental to well-being at any stage of life.

As the end of professional career causes change, it is essential that retirement is planned in advance. Those who do not worry about planning it tend to feel insecure, frustrated and in some cases suffer from depression caused by lack of activity. It is therefore advisable to start something parallel when working, so that when retirement arrive, only the necessary adjustments are made to make the most of the new moment.

You MUST Start Retirement Planning in Your 20's! (May 2021)


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