Podcast: Be prepared to expect the unexpected in retirement

No matter how well you plan there will be the unexpected in your retirement—the same as there is in life at any stage. In this podcast, we discuss some of the things that can happen. The bottom line is that there are times when you have to be flexible.

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Podcast: Living More Happy now and in retirement—Part 3

This is the final of three podcasts where Dr Darren Morton talks about findings in his new book, Live More Happy.

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Podcast: Living more happy now and in retirement—Part 2

This is the second of three podcasts where Dr Darren Morton talks about findings in his new book, Live More Happy.

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Podcast: Living more happy now and in retirement—Part 1

This is the first of three podcasts where Dr Darren Morton talks about findings in his new book, Live More Happy.

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Podcast: The importance of staying connected in retirement

One of the best ways of preparing for retirement is to build friendships and then hang on to your friends. In this podcast, we discuss the importance of staying connected in retirement.

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Podcast: The tricky thing about transitioning into retirement

The transition to retirement will bring some surprises—no matter how prepared you think you are. This podcast discussion looks at some of the issues involved.

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Podcast: Help with handling regret

When you retire, you get the time to look back and reflect on the things that have happened throughout your life so far. You’ll think about the good things, but there’ll also be those uncomfortable moments where you wish you’d said or done something differently. This podcast takes a look at regret and what you can do to turn your regrets into a more positive experience.

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Podcast: Planning to shift for retirement—Do your homework

Many preparing for retirement plan to shift when they retire. For some it’s the sea change, for others it’s a tree change, or for a whole range of other reasons. This is a major decision that needs a lot of thought. This podcast looks at various issues to think through as you make this decision.

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Podcast: Living the flourishing life in retirement

Back in 2002, psychologist Martin Seligman wrote about authentic happiness (the title of his book. A couple of years ago he wrote saying happiness was not enough. The best life is one that flourishes. This podcast discusses what he says makes a flourishing life, but then expands it further.

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Podcast: Working at keeping your marbles

Age brings some natural consequences to our thinking and memory abilities, but there are some things we can do to help keep our minds active.

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