“There’s often a combination of excitement and anxiety as people approach retirement. The excitement comes from having more free time, but the anxiety comes from figuring out how much can I afford to spend? And what will I do with all that time?” – Kevin Reardon, in this article.
Our entire working life we dream of a smooth, relaxing retirement. Often, when the time comes there is a rush of emotions: excited to see what new adventures come our way, yet anxious about the reality of retirement income. On top of that, many retirees say their “free time” is quickly consumed with errands and other family responsibilities that turn into their new full-time job.
Although easier said than done, it is important to put just as much effort into your family as you do for yourself. Surprisingly, those that take time for themselves tend to have more energy to manage other life To-Do’s. In this Sixty + Me article, author Molly Wisniewski shares 4 ways to spend your “Me Time” without breaking the bank.
1. Relax with Reading
2. Enjoy a cup of Coffee or Tea
3. Listen to Music
4. Try Meditation
Read more on this topic and start enjoying a relaxing retirement!