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Why Set Goals When Retired? 3 Compelling Reasons

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Goal Setting

We have a wide circle of friends. Some retired last year, some have been retired for quite a while now and others are wannabe retirees. Among those who are now living the retired lifestyle, by far the happiest appear to be those who set goals on a regular basis. They are always working towards an interesting goal that they wish to achieve.

Living into the day can be enjoyable when you are on holiday. But, in my opinion, it doesn’t stack up day in and day out when you are back home.

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Am I an Introvert? Take the Test

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Am I Shy?

Find Out with an Introvert Personality Type Test

Are you the type that rushes to catch up to a friend that you just spotted across the street? Or are you the type of personality that dons sunglasses and continues shopping, hoping to avoid a lengthy conversation? I know that sometimes I have been guilty of the latter. Not always of course but sometimes. Is it laziness? Is it shyness? Am I an introvert?

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Physical Distancing vs Social Distancing During a Pandemic

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How are you coping with the new rules of social distancing? For many, this has meant an unexpected dose of isolation followed by a serve of boredom.

So what can we do to fill in the time while we wait for those coronavirus case curves to plateau out?

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Social Distancing Meaning

Before we continue, perhaps we should look at the debate re term usage. Is it ‘social distancing’ or ‘physical distancing’?

Some have said that ‘social distancing’ requires keeping a distance from family and friends which might imply isolation and loneliness. On the other hand, ‘physical distancing’ is a term that can be used to refer to the number of feet or metres that one should maintain as a safe distance from others.

One can adhere to the suggested physical distance from others while still staying in touch with social contacts and family members.

Meaningful Distractions During Lock Down

I must say that when we ‘cross the bridge’ and come out the other side of this pandemic, we can expect to see some gorgeous gardens and some spick-and-span homes, many of them newly renovated. 

But what else can we do with our time?

I am hearing this all the time.

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