Boosting happiness and mental health in retirement
Without purposeful activity, retirees can be vulnerable to mental health issues. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to help keep the retirement blues at bay.
After 41 years working in the water industry, Michael is starting his retirement journey. He’s started a transition to retirement plan but finds the idea of taking on this new goal into unchartered territory daunting and exciting at the same time.
Fitness has always been a passion of Michael’s and he’s used to challenging himself with marathons and other sporting feats. Now his aspiration is to turn his passion for a fit and healthy lifestyle into a business that can benefit his community as well as himself.
Zara Michales draws her strength from the love and support of her mum and dad. As small business owners, Sandra and Peter Michales have always worked long hours. But even so, during the 33 years they’ve run their local corner store, they’ve always found the time to help their five children pursue their dreams.
Pursuing a creative dream takes time, effort – and money. Musician and writer Sam Delich says his parents’ support has always allowed him to follow his passions, but now he wants them to focus on themselves.
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