Many people look forward to their retirement years, especially after serving in the military. But that initial excitement often gives way to boredom. When someone loses their sense of purpose, their dissatisfaction with life increases. This is why it’s important to find meaning and joy in retirement. For some, this means rejoining the workforce, but there are many other ideas for living your best life in retirement.
“The average retiree in Britain grew bored after just one year, according to a U.K. survey. And one-third of retirees eventually give up on retirement and return to the workforce, according to a 2016 Federal Reserve study.” Kiplinger.com
Remember when your kids said they were bored and you gave them something to do. We’re going to do the same with you. You have the power to avoid boredom in retirement.
Retirement boredom isn’t inevitable; it’s not your fate. And you don’t need a whole lot of money to travel the world. Even if you are retired, bored, and broke, there are many things to do that will keep you busy and healthy. It doesn’t take a lot of money to keep busy, especially when getting outdoors, exercising, and volunteering. Utilize these tips for how to enjoy life after retirement and get out there into the world to meet new people, experience new things, and stay active.
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