Will YOU find a purpose-driven life after retirement?
Tom was a trucker who was actively involved in his union. When Tom retired, he was no longer a trucker… or a union worker.
So, how does Tom think of himself now? Who is the authentic Tom? How does he identify himself now?
At 65, what does retirement look like for him?
What does Tom really want to do with the rest of his years? After all, he might still have 20 – 40 years ahead!
Will he want to watch more television, golf, or just piddle around in his workshop?
Or could Tom find a meaningful goal that wakes him with enthusiasm?
He just doesn’t know what he wants. Maybe he’ll grab some part-time work, but what?
Tom’s situation is common.
Who will you BE after retirement?
In a conversation with someone new, you usually find yourself talking about your job or career. It doesn’t take long for people to ask, “What do you DO?” You would have answered with “I’m a ____________.”
Retirement can bring new purpose
A purpose-driven life after retirement creates excitement!
It can be time to push your boundaries again! It can be time to set new goals, push harder, learn, and study more!
There’s something inside you that insists you’re meant to be productive and creative as long as you live. There’s purpose inside every human being that needs to be expressed.
There’s no reason to retire from LIFE!
Can you match the well-known active agers on the left with their description on the right?
Started a fast food franchise at 65 years old
Launched painting career at 80 years old
Won an Oscar for best-supporting actor at 80 years old
A purpose-driven life after retirement seems to bring longevity, as well!
Please leave your thoughts in the comment box below…
What’s your favorite part of retirement?
What brings enthusiasm to your thoughts of retirement?
How will you embrace your new role in retirement?
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