Life Begins at Retirement

Published on: 3rd August 2019

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You’ve worked for many years! You wake up each morning at 6:30 in the morning, check your emails, take a shower, rush by the kitchen to grab a cup of coffee to clear the sleep cobwebs off your brain and give yourself that kick of adrenalin.

You grudgingly drive to work thinking hoping your boss is in a better mood than yesterday and then coast through the rest of the day and drive back home tired and fatigued. You can barely play with the kids, you’re in such a bad mood after getting quite a scolding from your boss and all you want is to take a shower and take a much-needed shut-eye.

Now, retirement is right around the corner. And like most other people, you think this is the end of your meaningful life. You can’t help but think how empty your life is going to be. How you will have nothing to do now that the kids are busy chasing their dreams elsewhere. You can take life with ease and safety with the help of an Access BDD Stairlift.

The truth is, all you need is a little attitude adjustment. After all, your life begins at retirement! Does that sound hard to believe? Here are a few reasons!

You determine your schedule

No more living your life by an alarm clock and a time table or else you get fired! You can sleep in when you want, wake up for an early morning run when you want to sleep during the day, or sleep late at night.

After retirement, you choose what you want to do, when you want to do it. It gives you the freedom to pursue different activities at any time. If you want to go pay your children a visit to another city for the weekend, you can just wake up and go.

You decide what you want to do and when you want to do.

You can finally do the things you love

It can be difficult to juggle between your work commitments and the things you love. When you get into retirement, you have all the time to do the things you love.

Whether it’s fishing, travelling the world, spending time with family, working out or hiking, you can do as much as you want without any time limitations.

Retirement means you can finally do the things that matter to you and not those that interest or benefit other people.

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You can now focus on you

The best thing about retirement is you finally have time for yourself. Once you hit retirement, it’s no longer about the boss or work. It’s about you, and what you want to do.

All along, you have been coasting through life. Doing the same things over and over again. When you retire, it’s finally time to add some spice to your life by doing things that are beneficial to you.

You can rest, catch your favourite show, cook your favourite meal, meditate, fix your car, and complete that woodwork project you’ve always wanted or even hang out with the grandkids. After retirement, life becomes all about you. Just as you have always wanted.

You have all the time in the world

With family and work, you have to work using a tight timetable. One small delay and you could be late picking up the kids, miss an important meeting or be late for dinner. You’re always in a rush and no time is ever enough.

From the minute you retire, your time opens up. You don’t have to drive to work! You don’t even need to work at all!

With so much time on your hands, a lot of the pressure and stress is taken off your shoulders. You feel like you can finally start living – and you will.

Retirement should not be an obstacle in your life. It should be an opportunity to make up for the things you missed when you were hard at work. Retirement means an end to pleasing other people and a beginning to your life and the things you love.