An In-depth Look at Baby Boomers Life
Retirement for the baby boomers
, those born between 1946 and 1964, is near. Those in this age bracket have several regrets in life and not travelling more is one of them. To most of them, travelling was a challenge due to work responsibilities and to others, buying cars and houses was more important. Some did not save properly since they did not know how much they would need after retirement and many baby boomers did not also begin saving on time. For satisfaction, some also wish they worked more. Most are likely to get back to the workforce as consultants, since baby boomers are passionate about their jobs and they enjoy serving people. Through work, they attain, physical fitness, mental health and they find a sense a purpose.
Hopefully, this can offer some consolation, a life without regrets is a life not lived. After retirement, baby boomers will begin another life, they enter another phase and since they have been cautious about their health, baby boomers are expected to live longer than previous generations. They can travel more since they do not have to worry about buying houses and cars, and they do not work anymore; it is a great opportunity to do all the things they regret not doing.
Baby boomers do not have to worry over depleting their retirement money or their savings
. Worry only depletes the chances of having a happy life. Since they have spent most of their lives taking care of bills, educating their children and investing, it is time to spend money on fun. As a baby boomer, do not be afraid to use your retirement money on activities that make you happy, this is the time to treat yourself. If you are estranged from your family, retirement can be lonely. Hence, it is a time to re-evaluate your relationship with family and friends; their company provides enjoyment in retirement. Relocating could also do you some good since you can engage new activities, make new friends and visit new places.
Health guarantees happiness in retirement. Retirees who are in good, very good and excellent health find more satisfaction in their retirement than those who are in poor or fair health. In terms of contentment, a good health status surpasses leisure spending and good relationships. Eat healthy, sleep well, play often and exercise; your retirement will be just fine. Retirement is a period to discover the passions baby boomers had when they were young but could not pursue them due to work and other responsibilities. This the time to take music, painting, instrument playing or even dancing classes. A quote for the baby boomers, 'do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many.'Suggested Article: continue reading this