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Lifestyle

Tips for reinventing yourself after retirement

Take time A new life direction doesn’t happen overnight.

Listen to what your heart tells you The quiet voice you hear when you’re alone is who you are now.

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Plan on it It could take up to a year to change your life’s direction. Tend to it like a garden.

Cultivate supportive friends Forge new and positive relationships with people

who see who you are now.

Continue to reinvent yourself your entire life It’s never too late to try something new.

Participate in life By staying focused and alert, new ideas will come to you.

Act on a passion If you love what you do it doesn’t seem like work.

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