Eva Bennett

Planning Your Life in Retirement

Changing Gears

The start of a new year :– some of you have gone back to work, some of you are starting new careers or businesses, some of you are retired, some of you are transitioning into retirement.  So, how busy will your life become?  If you are busy…busy…busy too much of the time on activities that […]

Swim against or swim with the tide?

If you feel determined and positive that you are going in the right direction, persist in swimming against the tide of opposition, until you have reached your desired outcome.eg. An accident victim being told they’ll never walk again and eventually does – Victory! If swimming against the tide is zapping your energy and leading to […]

BOOM or BUST

 Baby Boomers, those born 1946 – 1961,  I feel have been rather unfairly targeted, in the 2015 Intergenerational Report (IGR) We are already being held responsible for the gloom and doom being predicted in the IGR,40yrs down the track, due to the large ageing population – presuming we all live well into our 90’s and […]

CHANGE MOVES US FORWARD

It’s easy to resist change in area of our life, whether it’s changing jobs, ending relationships that don’t work anymore, retirement or getting a new website. Why? Because it is easy to fear change which then leads to frustration. You can’t keep doing what you are doing and expect different results. Don’t settle for what […]

Support Creates Success

Whether you decide to branch out into a new career, go on a diet, start a fitness regime, write a book, transition into retirement or any kind of new venture, be careful with whom you share your ideas, especially in the very early stages. Over the last 30 years, I have ‘bitten the bullet’ a […]

So what are the signs to look out for?

Traits of unsupportive people: *They can feel threatened by the changes you plan to make. *They can be jealous because you want to do something they are scared to do. *They may be cynical and try to devalue your plans. Traits of supportive people: *They believe in you and are inspired by your plans. *They […]

BABY BOOMERS: LIVING LONGER – SPENDING MORE

The big challenge facing the 4 million baby boomers in Australia, as they head into retirement over the next 15yrs, is how to make their hard-earned money last for the rest of their lives. Our generation is living 20-30yrs longer than people 100yrs ago, when 50 was considered old and few people lived past 65yrs. […]

Food for Thought – Boost Your Memory

“I’m losing my marbles.” There is a popular myth that we lose our minds when we age. Declining brain function is one of our greatest concerns as we age. However the good news is, that research is showing there is not a progressive loss of one’s thinking abilities. The human brain is continually adapting and […]

The Three Faces of Ageing

Aging is inevitable. From the day we are born to the day we leave this earth, we are gradually aging. So why do we dread it so much and why do we deny the inevitable? With millions of baby boomers retiring or contemplating retirement, the whole concept of aging is taking on new meaning. Life […]

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