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Retirement – Heaven Or Hell?

By Mike Drak Retirement is great during the honeymoon stage. There is nowhere to be, no deadlines, no stress and no pressure to perform. But after a while what at first seemed like freedom, reveals itself as a new form of hell. There is a Twilight Zone episode called “A Nice...

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What’s Your Retirement Vision?

By Mike Drak Four years ago I wouldn’t have been able to give you a good answer to the above question. I just kind of fell into retirement after being forced out of the only company I worked for after thirty-six years and it was a bit of a...

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Discovering Your Authentic Self In Retirement

By Mike Drak “Everyone has a special purpose, a special talent or gift to give to others, and it is your duty to discover what it is. Your special talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with your talent is your gift to God.” – Gautama Chopra I...

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The Art Of Retirement Living

By Mike Drak I was visiting my parents at the cemetery over Christmas and I noticed that they still hadn’t finished my mother’s plaque. There was her date of birth and the dash but they hadn’t inscribed the date that she had passed. The more I thought about it...

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Setting Some Retirement Resolutions

By Mike Drak Our family tribe celebrated New Years in Punta Cana this year and we had a blast. There were fifteen of us on the trip and we have already booked a trip to Vegas in October to celebrate my sixty fifth birthday. Life today is much tougher...

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