The Joy of Retirement

Finding Happiness, Freedom, and the Life You've Always Wanted

The Joy of Retirement

Authors: David C. Borchard, Patricia A. Donohoe
Pub Date: May 2008
Print Edition: $16.95
Print ISBN: 9780814480564
Page Count: 288
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814412831

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Table of Contents


Preface vii

Acknowledgments xiii

Chapter 1: Reinventing Your Life at Fifty-Plus 1

Chapter 2: Life Transitions: Endings and Beginnings 23

Chapter 3: Imagination and the Next Season of Your Life 47

Chapter 4: The Life Themes Profiler: Developing Themes for a New Life 63

Chapter 5: Self-Liberation: Transcending Old Roles 94

Chapter 6: Establishing Your Criteria for Fulfillment 115

Chapter 7: Connecting Your Talents to Interests 141

Chapter 8: Relating and Behaving Differently as a Senior 167

Chapter 9: Coming Home: Relocating to the Good Life 201

Chapter 10: Sustaining Vitality: Managing Your Changing Self in a Changing World 222

Conclusion: Authoring Your Life 253

References 261

Index 265

About the Authors 271

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