Work and Purpose2018-04-20T15:42:10+00:00

Downsizing After the Kids Move out May Be the Best Way to Invest in Yourself

By |December 21st, 2018|Wealth & Home, Work & Purpose|

Ever since starting college, I’ve loved returning to my childhood home when the time permits. Coming back to a place so familiar is truly a feeling like no other. But recently, I’ve begun to think ab [...]

Finding Purpose During Retirement: Yes, More Than a Rocking Chair Is Waiting for You!

By |October 20th, 2018|Work & Purpose|

There was a time when “retirement” meant sitting in a rocking chair and watching the world go by, with the expectation that you had accomplished all that you were going to accomplish, and that now wa [...]

With Years of Experience Comes a Larger Responsibility in the Workplace

By |September 21st, 2018|Work & Purpose|

For the majority of my life, my mid-fifties mother has spent most of her career working for the same company. Having said that, she has seen colleagues of all ages come and go, either to transfer the [...]

Do You Have the Skills for Wealth, Health, and Success?

By |September 10th, 2018|Health, Wealth & Home, Work & Purpose|

A recent TWE article discussed five life skills that are essential for wealth, health, and success during your life. Research from the University College London uncovered that mastering emotional sta [...]

How to Give Your Vintage Clothing Meaning

By |August 6th, 2018|Family, Grandchildren, Health, Healthy Living, Work & Purpose|

Does your closet feel like a treasure trove of never-ending clothes from the past? Would you consider yourself an “organized” hoarder? Many older women may have an abundance of clothes piled up in th [...]

Are Toddlers Today’s Elderly Caretakers?

By |July 13th, 2018|Finding Purpose, Health, Healthy Living, Volunteering, Work & Purpose|

At first thought, having a preschool inside of a nursing home makes no sense. The concept sounds backwards, impossible, absurd, confusing,… However, across the world, a new trend is here. The ideal a [...]

You Can’t Always Get What You Want—Until Now

By |June 20th, 2018|Family, Wealth & Home, Work & Purpose|

In 1969, the Rolling Stones sang “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” claiming that instead, you get what you need. While the lyrics of this hit song may have held true in your earlier years, I dare [...]

New Faces In The Workplace: How to Communicate with the Incoming Generation

By |May 29th, 2018|Work & Purpose|

The iGeneration, those born in the late twentieth century, are slowly swarming the workplace. As more and more from this generation finish school and begin careers, you may find yourself feeling outn [...]

Small Ways To Connect With Your Community That Can Have Big Impact

By |May 16th, 2018|Work & Purpose|

The communities in which we live are more than just where our houses are located. The people we are surrounded with are like our extended family members. Below, see some of the best tried-and-true wa [...]

Spending Quality Time With Your Boredom

By |March 16th, 2018|Finding Purpose, Health, Mental Health, Travel & Entertainment, Work & Purpose|

The state of boredom is one we all dread. Many times, we find ourselves uncomfortable with the dull, lethargic notion of being alone with our own thoughts. Replacing hours of monotony with recreation [...]

On Choosing Where to Live in Retirement: Two Will Never Be One

By |February 8th, 2018|Family, Work & Purpose|

You’ve seen them. Those “Best Places to Retire” lists. They evaluate retirement locations on the availability of cultural events and attractions, along with the cost of living and access to medical c [...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Continue Your Education

By |January 25th, 2018|Continuing Education, Work & Purpose|

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” -- a question we can all recall from days gone by. Such an innocent question it was, tossed around ever so lightly. For many in the Boomer generation, now s [...]

Ready for a Job Change? Here’s How To Make It Happen

By |January 23rd, 2018|Finding a Job, Work & Purpose|

Job changes are nerve-wracking. New coworkers, new office, new company—new everything. While the unfamiliarity of a switch is daunting, don’t let the uncertainty of the future hold you back from maki [...]

Four Things We Can Learn from Tom Petty’s Lasting Legacy

By |December 15th, 2017|Bucket Lists, Health, Healthy Living, Work & Purpose|

Arguably one of the most iconic and recognizable names in music history, rock n’ roll artist Tom Petty’s passing left a void of sadness amongst his fan base, many of whom had been listening to the mu [...]

Is it Too Late to Start Something New?

By |November 28th, 2017|Continuing Education, Starting a Business, Volunteering, Work & Purpose|

Age is, to a great extent, a state of mind, and inertia can strike an individual at any point in their lives. Inertia can completely alter our behaviour and mindset, driving us deeper into the abyss [...]