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Lots of retirement feedback, advice and ideas from Wendy, Retirement Enthusiast/Coach, AND retirees worldwide who have "been there and done that" already!

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Retirement Online Blog

Dec 01, 2019

Rock and Roll

I've Been playing guitar for about 30 years. I was never in a band. It's more of a hobby, I enjoy music. I started playing keyboard 2 years ago. I taught

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Nov 29, 2019

Retirees: What changes after you retire?

When you retired, what surprised you? These are things you possibly might not have considered. You go through a retirement transition, after you retire,

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Nov 27, 2019

Retired Husband, Married 56 Years Now

I retired 21 years ago -- actually, became ill and had to take a medical disability. Until I got sick, I was going to be the oldest teacher in my county.

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Nov 27, 2019

My position was eliminated so I was displaced at 64. What do I do now?

I have 30 years in a career within a difficult business and I will take a chance and say what the field was and hope I will still get some help, support,

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Nov 27, 2019

Retirement Adventures

I'm 68 years old and retired at 62. I lost my wife almost 6 years ago to ovarian cancer after 34 years of marriage. Of course she's still gentle on my

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Nov 19, 2019

Daily Anxiety and listlessness what a SUPRISE to me !

I have read many of the stories here... and noted a couple of nail on the Head moments. First off let me say i retired a little over 3 months ago at

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Nov 19, 2019

Bored after retiring and moving area

We moved to a small town by the sea 6 months ago. I find it difficult to make friends and life has become boring. I do have a wife and two sons but

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Nov 19, 2019

Wendy, You’re a Lifesaver!

I found Wendy’s retirement coaching website completely by accident shortly after retiring last year. I was feeling suicidal and completely lost. I was

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Nov 16, 2019

Retired RN: depression

I was an RN for almost 30 years, I retired a year ago. My wife said she would love to have me home. I also had medical problem that would have made me

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Nov 16, 2019

Getting out of a black hole?

I'm 67, been retired now for 18 months, and like so many, dealing with boredom, depression, apathy, and lack of joy and motivation. For the first 15

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Nov 09, 2019

Gig Harbor WA?

Looking to retire to Gig Harbor, WA. Have visited numerous times throughout the years and love the area as well as the weather. Have hit just about every

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Nov 09, 2019

Newly Retired

I’m retiring at age 61, was wanting to go to 62, but had to take a health insurance option that will not be available if I stay until 62. I am very nervous

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Nov 09, 2019

Teacher 32 Years Retired 4 Months Sleeps

I just had to google my concern. And this site was on top. I have been a crazy busy teacher 32 years and single mom of 3. Life was a nonstop train ride

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Nov 01, 2019

Suddenly I`m not `Captain Mitchell` any more

The travel company I worked for went bust. Suddenly I`m no longer Captain Mitchell, respected airline pilot. Suddenly Im no longer the reassuring voice

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Nov 01, 2019

Where is Your Happy Place?

What is a happy place: According to some individuals, a happy place would be described as a memory, a situation, or some activity that makes you feel

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