After your active life – involving important things such as your career, marriage, children, taking care of your children’s education, career and marriage and so on . . . the next most important thing your own retirement
The Retired Life : Emotional Considerations <ul><li>Retirement is a period of </li></ul><ul><li>In Activities </li></ul><ul><li>In matters of Health </li></ul><ul><li>In terms of Relationships with family and friends </li></ul><ul><li>In respect of Choices about </li></ul><ul><li>where to Live </li></ul><ul><li>In Your Outlook on life </li></ul>great change
Do not get worried about your retirement and old age Everyone grows older We get older every day, without realizing The future depends to a great extent on the choices you make today Right decisions with the help of proper planning, taken at the right time will assure smile and success at the time of retirement
THE WAY YOU LIVED YOUR LIFE TILL YOU RETIRE HAS AN IMPORTANT BEARING ON YOUR RETIRED LIFE
LONG LIFE . . . Has become a distinct reality 1. Developments in Medical Science 2. Increased awareness of Healthy Life 3. Adoption of Healthy Habits ~ Food, Exercise, Yoga, Pranayama & Dhyana 4. Improved opportunities for Happy Living
Life after Retirement . . . new Issues . . . new Problems . . . new Challenges . . . new Opportunities
Depression . . . Family circumstances . . . Shift from an active & busy life to leisurely life . . . Reduced regular income . . . Shifting place of residence . . . Change in the environment AVOID in spite of . . .
. . . Absence of friends . . . Away from the grown-up children . . . Decreasing immunity levels . . . Brooding over relatively small matters . . . Inability to feel happy at even small things
. . . Feeling disinterested . . . Unwillingness to do personal works . . . Inability to explain the vaccum . . . Brooding over the past . . . Feeling of isolation . . . Loss of dear ones
. . . Increasing forgetfulness . . . Feeling isolated . . . Imaginery health problems . . . Feeling that others are not interested in you . . . And so on and so on
CONSIDER : READING ELEVATING LITERATURE SOLVING CROSSWORD PUZZLES, PLAYING CHESS, SU-DOKU Etc. GETTING INVOLVED IN RELIGIOUS, SPIRITUAL & PHILONTHROPIC ACTIVITIES How about COMPUTERS ?
Control the tendency to give u n s o l i c i t e d a d v i c e
LEARN TO ENJOY LIFE WITH A SENSE OF DETACHMENT
IMPROVE C = R RESPONSES RESPONSIBILITIES RELATIONSHIPS IMPROVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH SPOUSE & CHILDREN NEIGHBOURS TOO
BE PREPARED FOR : . . . for being treated as low priority . . . for being asked to perform small tasks . . . for being considered a source of money . . . for acquiring greater emotional maturity . . . for facing the realities of generation gaps, particularly with grandchildren 9 THINGS
BE PREPARED FOR : 9 THINGS . . . for giving advice, only when asked . . . for reconsidering expenditure pattern, . . . for becoming increasingly self-reliant . . . for increasing mental, physical & spiritual activity
People have to see themselves as part of a relay team. Your job is to get the baton into the hands of the next person and get off the track. If you think this way, Retirement is a very natural, peaceful process.
THE PURPOSE OF TODAY <ul><li>The Purpose of Today is to Create Great Memories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>for Tomorrow, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for Ourselves, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for Others. </li></ul></ul>Everyday Spent Doing that Doubles the Value of our Lives.
THANK YOU A BIG THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENT LISTENING IF MOTIVATED, PLEASE PUT SOMETHING INTO PRACTICE WISH YOU ALL THE BEST FOR A HAPPY LIFE