Finally! You can kick that annoying alarm clock goodbye and do
whatever the hell you want. Being retired isn’t the end of the road like
most people tend to think, in fact it’s a whole new beginning – a great
opportunity to start your life afresh and do everything you’ve always
wanted. Retired and bored out of your mind? follow these eight tips and
you’ll be saying hello to a happy retirement in no time:
8 things to do when you retire:
Live within your means: Before you retire, ensure
you have your whole finances mapped out, this will help curb excess
spending, forcing you to live within your budget, so you don’t end up
dumping your financial baggage on your kids.
Start a business: Always had an idea at the back of
your mind to start a new business? Now’s the perfect opportunity to try
it out. Invest in your capital on you own terms – productivity can be
Make a bucket list and stick to it – We’ve all got
a mental list of things we hope to achieve before hitting six feet
below- write it down! This would help show you what you really want and
push you to accomplish them.
Get / reignite a hobby – Explore new horizons now
that you finally gotten some spare time; expand your recipe repertoire
with cookbooks or available info on the net, get involved in simple
sporting activities, keep a memoir, learn a new language …whatever.
Starting something new gives you something to be excited about.
Travel – Okay, great huh? But don’t over do it
though – no drowning of resources on one big fancy trip when you barely
have the resources. Exploring different parts of your country can also
be fun. This helps you meet new people, creating a stimulating
experience in turn.
Get involved with physical activity: Staying active,
now that’s another great way to stay busy during retirement. You could
do some swimming, or jogging once a week, this keeps you healthy and
Spend time with family: You’ve got extra time on
your hands, so why not make up for all those times you’ve been extra
busy. Create fun memories with your family – Hookup with your relatives
and spend quality time at home too, in the end, family’s all you’ve got
and you’ll be sure glad they’re right there with you.
Embrace your new life – After all is said and done,
it all boils down to enjoying the new life you’ve been given, instead of
complaining every damn minute about how boring your whole world has now
become! Get up, grab that champagne and live your life! Let the fun