Age is no barrier to a happy life. True or false?

As active, intelligent, healthy people what do you do with your extended leisure time if you are newly retired? Does the prospect of retirement fill you with dread or excitement? When talking to other retirees, have you found that those people who fill their time with worthwhile activities are the happiest? People whose lives are…

Keep Reading
How to make retirement your best years ever

How long did you spend planning your last holiday? Did you elaborate over the itinerary; and meticulously set aside money for the trip? Soon, you’ll approach what some people refer to as the longest holiday of your life. Retirement is a break (often permanent) from working life, or from a full-time career or business, or…

Keep Reading
How to plan your next steps to a happy healthy retirement

Do you have the energy for retirement? Many retirees report being more active now than when they were in full-time employment. They say that before retirement, they lived a more sedentary lifestyle, doing the type of work which demanded they spend long hours at their desks. Tired at the end of the day, they often…

Keep Reading
How to map out the retirement you’ve always wanted

Do you remember your childhood dreams? Did you achieve them? Now you’re retiring, perhaps you’ll recall your childhood freedom, fascination and imagination? Free from many longstanding commitments, your mind may open up to new possibilities. “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken,” said Oscar Wilde. Retirement is an opportunity to recapture hidden energy, to relight…

Keep Reading
How to stay healthy and feel younger in retirement

“People who laugh actually live longer than those who don’t laugh,” said James J Walsh. And Lord Byron advised: “Always laugh when you can. It’s cheap medicine.” How many times did you laugh today? Everyone wants to live a happy and healthy retirement. Thanks to the time we gain when we retire from full-time work,…

Keep Reading
Your retirement wish list. Making the best choices

Ten years from now, what would you like to be able to say? That you chose your life? Or that you settled for it? We don’t always need a plan. Sometimes we just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens. Everything in your life had to happen exactly as it did for…

Keep Reading
Downsizing. The importance of getting it right

Are you excited by the prospect of retirement? Do you feel it can’t come quickly enough for you? There are more 65-year-olds in the UK today than at any point in history. Over 3 million people will reach the age of 65 in the next 3 years. People in this generation have been fondly known…

Keep Reading
Freedom and time – enjoying the best retirement has to offer

Do you find that time seems to pass more quickly when you’re older? Are you looking to change your lifestyle? Perhaps you want to rearrange your life to include more of the things you enjoy doing – and less of those you don’t. While growing old is unavoidable, no-one needs to think old or act…

Keep Reading
What makes a happy home?

Your home is your sanctuary. The place where you always feel safe and secure. Your haven providing comfort and relaxation. You can close the door and feel at peace. When the pace of life speeds by and you want to slow down, home is the place where you can adjust and be yourself. Your escape…

Keep Reading
How to live a life of luxury in Lymm

Making the most of later life means being well-prepared for the years ahead. How will you keep busy? Do you want to seek community involvement to help run a charity or business? Would you like to travel? Where would you like to live? Let us introduce you to the village of Lymm in Cheshire –…

Keep Reading