What happened when I failed to listen to myself

Something happened to me recently that brought on a memory. It was November about 4 years ago – near Christmas but not near enough for me to slow down so I kept pushing myself. There was so much to do! Not just my work but my social life too. There […] Read more »

Are you due to retire? If so, here's how NOT to do it

If you’re due to retire it is because you have chosen to do so.  However, that doesn’t mean you won’t experience anxiety – what will it be like?  The uncertainty can be stressful and draining. In my conversations with people in the same situation I’m struck by how many suddenly […] Read more »

What does it mean to retire?

When I turned 60 I had to face the fact that I was heading towards retirement, something I had never even considered.  I probably was in denial and only came out of it because of a message from the HR department.  I had been in my job for the last […] Read more »