Revitalizing Retirement: Reshaping Your Identity, Relationships, and Purpose
by Nancy K. Schlossberg EdD
Creating a happy, fulfilling retirement is about much more than money. Nancy K. Schlossberg, a counseling psychologist and author of Retire Smart, Retire Happy: Finding Your True Path in Life, describes the secret to a happy retirement in Revitalizing Retirement. Reshaping Your Identity, Relationships, and Purpose. She demonstrates the importance of taking stock of your psychological portfolio just as you assess and reassess your financial portfolio during retirement. She shows readers creative ways to reshape their identity, relationships and purpose and highlights many coping skills that can help retirees continue to feel they are vital, contributing members of their community.
Chapters contain stories from actual retirees that demonstrate the numerous ways of pursuing an enjoyable retirement. There are short quizzes and discussion questions at the end of each chapter so that readers can reflect on what they have read and see exactly how it relates to their own lives. This book is a must-read for anyone considering retirement in the near future as well as current retirees who may be struggling to f ind happiness in their daily lives.