Retirement isn’t just about money. In our show we talk about the other things that will impact you such as: Social and Family Adventure and Travel Volunteer and Philanthropy Spiritual/soul Sex in retirement (I usually have therapists discuss this topic) Helping your parents/sandwich generation issues Baby Boomers are often helping both their children and their parents at the same time. Our goal is to help you have a great retirement, regardless of the amount of money you’ve saved. We want you to Rock Your Retirement!
Section 5: Contentment in Life
We Try to Convince Ourselves...
Most of us thought that happiness is linked to our accomplishments. We convinced ourselves that we’ll find contentment in life when we have an ample amount of money or buy those luxury bags, clothes, or cars that we’re longing for. But the truth is that we can create that feeling of happiness and contentment right now, regardless of any circumstances.
Today, Barbara and I will share with you how to come to a place of contentment, in spite of everything that's going on.
Section 4: Ain't That A Messy Middle - Episode 242
If you are a new listener to the show, we have a lot of back episodes where you can find information that you're looking for. But starting with Episode 239, which was three episodes ago, we started following the life of Barbara mock. This is section one of this one year project, there will be 12 sections, which we will release on a monthly basis, so be sure to subscribe.
Section 3: Canceled Plans Before Retirement - Ep 241
Give Yourself Something to Look Forward To
Sometimes having something to look forward to is more valuable than any money or deposit you might lose. In terms of retirement planning, Barbara has been listening to all kinds of webinars and seminars that her employer offers. When you're in work mode, these things go past you with these emails and training and classes and you just let them go by and it's kind of like when you're pregnant, you all suddenly see all these other pregnant people.
Now that Barbara's on the road to retirement, she's seeing all these opportunities that she didn't pay attention to at work. Every month, there's training and classes that are offered, but there's always one about preparing for retirement.
Now there's zoom. She's learned more about deferred compensation and more about Social Security. And then there was one that really aligned with the Rock Your Retirement program where it wasn't anything about money, rather it was about creating your personal definition of retirement. The presenter was talking about the steps of retirement, the stages of retirement, how important it is to redefine who you are, and just the different approaches. The time Barbara's spending in either reading or listening to the Rock Your Retirement podcasts or these classes is just really helping her form an idea of what her life is going to look like in retirement.
Section 2 - Practicing for Retirement with Barbara Mock (Barbara's Amazing Retirement Journey)
Barbara and Kathe discuss Barbara's "practice retirement" which is a vacation she took at Priest Lake. For full show notes, go to http://RockYourRetirement.com
Barbara's Amazing Retirement Journey: Section 1
Barbara Mock is getting ready to retire. Here's what's happening. Follow her journey over the next 12 months.
New Format: We hope you like it!
Kathe pops in your feed to tell you about the new format of the Rock Your Retirement Show.
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Amazing ideas and fun
Kathe really cares about helping you have a great retirement. She puts lots of care and attention into this show to get great guests on a range of topics. Love this podcast :)
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This is one of the of the few podcasts about retired folk which doesn't concentrate on finances. I love that. My definition of happiness is ... "something to do, someone to love and something to look forward to" and these are the topics Kathe talks about.
Just because retired folk are not working full time doesn't mean we have given up on life. In this podcast Kathe explores the myriad opportunities that come with retirement, and she does it with grace, humour and sensitivity.
I absolutely recommend this podcast to people who are retired or just dreaming about it.