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Retirement report shows a greater focus on goal setting

Retirement report shows a greater focus on goal setting 60% of respondents say they set retirement goals, up from 40% in 2018 The latest results from an ongoing tracking study by retirement income specialist Just SA show that, compared to five years ago, a substantially higher number of respondents to the study are saying that […]

Exploring Seven Pathways of Growth for Individuals Over 50

Exploring Seven Pathways of Growth for Individuals Over 50 Life after 50 offers a multitude of opportunities for personal growth across various dimensions. Whether it’s professional development, health enhancement, nurturing relationships, or finding a renewed sense of purpose, this stage of life presents several pathways to explore for continual growth and fulfilment.   Work Transitioning […]

Where are our children?

Where are the children? The family is the cornerstone of society, and these lives are connected and create the circle of care. Young parents, look to their parents for support and as we age, we look to our children for the same. We would call this the norm in society across the world. A few […]

Book review: Learning to Love Midlife by Chip Conley.

Book review: Learning to Love Midlife by Chip Conley. I have just finished reading this book by Chip Conley. It was an easy ready, with several deep, reflective concepts. These concepts are explained, by Chip with deep wisdom and skill. One needs to read it again and reflect on and work through the concepts for […]

The Seven Pathways of Longevity: A Rainbow of Possibilities

The Seven Pathways of Longevity: A Rainbow of Possibilities In the second half of life, the pursuit of longevity becomes a canvas painted with the vibrant hues of a rainbow. Each colour, a pathway to a fulfilling existence, mirrors the artistry of photography, capturing the essence of life’s later chapters through a multi-lens perspective. In […]

Are you questioning your thinking around retirement

Are you questioning your thinking around retirement Retirement is often seen as the final chapter in the book of life, a time to relax after decades of hard work. Longevity means that there are still a few chapters to navigate. But whose script are we following as we approach this stage? This article delves into […]

Global Ageing Conference in Scotland

Global Ageing Conference in Scotland What a privilege it was to be able to attend this global event in Scotland. This was made possible through an organisation called CommonAge and funded by UK Research and Innovation. The conference was attended by people from all over the world who care about the sustainability of care and […]

The Three P’s

The Three P’s We don’t like to use the word retirement anymore. We prefer to ask open ended questions for people in the second half of life. In this way, individuals can take ownership, learn, and navigate their unique path. You may be 50, 60 or 70. It does not matter. What matters is that […]

How to be a virtual assistant ?

How to be a virtual assistant? We are doing a series of interviews with individuals who are earning later in life. For each episode we pick a specific skill and interview a person who has mastered the skill. We are all living longer and many of us need to work for longer. The challenge is […]

How to be a mentor?

How to be a mentor? We are doing a series of interviews with individuals who are earning later in life. For each episode we pick a specific skill and interview a person who has mastered the skill. We are all living longer and many of us need to work for longer. The challenge is that […]