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How to create a balanced life after retirement

How to create a balanced life after retirement

The years after retirement can be some of the most amazing years of your life. You can travel extensively, volunteer for causes that inspire you, and take up hobbies for which you did not have time for while you were in active service. As a result of this, a lot of...

Let’s talk about retirement

Let’s talk about retirement

After going to school and devoting most of our productive years to working, many of us look forward to the day we will retire and we are excited about it. Yes, retirement sounds easy and exciting, but it is a little more complicated than we always think that it will...

Now that you are retired, what next?

Now that you are retired, what next?

What plans do you have for yourself after retirement? When asked the above question some of us will say, “When I get there, I’ll figure it out.” You are now retired, what happens? One of the gifts you now have as a retired person is that you have the time to do what...

Practical activities to develop patience and perseverance

Practical activities to develop patience and perseverance

In a previous post, we discussed practical insights on how to develop the virtue of patience. Do you know that games and physical activities are also excellent tools to develop the character traits of patience and perseverance? Here are some of these games and...

4 practical ways to develop patience

4 practical ways to develop patience

Patience is indeed a virtue. It is the ability to tolerate, wait a delay without being upset, and stay calm while you are waiting for the outcome of something. Being patient is not very easy, especially in these uncertain times when we are all getting more and more...

Your opinion is personal; don’t impose it on others

Your opinion is personal; don’t impose it on others

Communication is more than just words. It includes your body language and facial expressions which cannot be seen when texting or chatting. The tone of your voice is very important when you are communicating with others either by telephone or face to face. [bctt...

Learn to set healthy boundaries and keep out insensitive people

Learn to set healthy boundaries and keep out insensitive people

As we grow older, we must learn to set healthy boundaries to preserve our inner peace. It is important to avoid surrounding ourselves with insensitive and toxic people. Many of these people have known us for such a long time and they know a lot about us. So they...

Rediscovering how to play

Rediscovering how to play

As adults, we have forgotten how to play because of all we have gone through in life. Playing is an activity that one could engage in unconsciously. We can let down our guard, lose track of time and just have fun. When we were children, we were not taught how to play,...

The best natural anti-aging product is your gum

The best natural anti-aging product is your gum

As we age, some of us experience discomfort with chewing; we may have dentures that are either loose or too tight. Medicine is proving more often that gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is an inflammation of the gum line that can...