Retirement is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be yourself and do what you want to do. It offers new possibilities for personal growth through learning, retraining, travelling and friendship. But it is also one of the biggest transitions we face, and brings huge psychological and emotional challenges. It’s not surprising that many people struggle with the adjustment to a different pace of life. Not Fade Away guides the reader through these challenges: dealing with the loss of status and routine, reinventing relationships, managing money, and above all, finding new meaning and purpose. It brings together expert advice and insights from people retiring now, who speak from the heart about the lessons they’ve learned and the new sources of fulfilment they’ve discovered. By cutting a clear path through the maze of choices on offer for people retiring today – which may or may not involve giving up work completely – Not Fade Away inspires you to make up your own mind and take control of your future. And that, experts agree, is the key to a good retirement.
Not Fade Away
This work will inspire readers to nurture a positive attitude to life beyond work and take control of their future. In it men and women share their very different experiences, from unexpected pleasures to disastrous mistakes, successes, failures and how they might do things differently. They speak from the heart about the issues that will face us all: how they’ve dealt with loss of status and routine, found new meaning, reinvented their relationships.