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“A big part of retiring is letting go of what can be a strong identification with work, and people are reluctant to give that up.” Here is some help…
Boomers typically must go through four tasks as they transition to a satisfying retirement:
Decide to retire. Mapping Out a Fulfilling Retirement: https://squaredawayblog.bc.edu/squared-away/mapping-out-a-fulfilling-retirement/
Detach from work. Retirement is Liberating – and Hard Work: https://squaredawayblog.bc.edu/squared-away/retirement-is-liberating-and-hard-work/
Explore a new life structure.
the adjustment to retirement can be a difficult period. the typical baby boomer comes to retirement with no more than an idea or two about how they might spend their time.
Consolidate a new life structure. Putting together the pieces of a satisfying retirement life requires setting priorities and following through on them with determination.
Source: Financial Planning for Women