If you’re like most people, you imagined retirement as being a wonderful time. You might have imagined not having to work, spending days doing what you’ve always wanted to do but too busy, and spending more time with family. The only problem is that now you’re in retirement, and it’s not like that. It’s difficult. You may be struggling financially, physically, and maybe even emotionally or mentally. This time of your life isn’t living up to what you imagined.
What most people want from retirement is the ability to live a comfortable life. They want to be able to live without major stressors.
As you know from the many years of living, life isn’t easy. Unfortunately, retirement isn’t any different.
However, you can do some things when it comes to living a comfortable life.
Tips for Your Financial Life
Think comfortable when you’re spending money. You just need enough to make you comfortable. This might mean you don’t need a lot of new clothes, a new car regularly, or many other items that you don’t need. When you’re comfortable, you have the basics to live.
When you can’t afford the basics, it’s time to look for resources. These resources can help you financially. Some organizations will help with mortgage, rent, utilities, and more. You’ll need to ask charities and social services for help.
Tips for Your Physical Health
Pain, achiness, and immobility can make life uncomfortable. All you can do is seek medical care from professionals to find relief. This might mean that you’ll have to go from one doctor to the next, but if you can find relief, you’ll be on your way to living a comfortable life. It’s not easy… but it’s either continue to seek help or continue to live uncomfortably.
Tips for Mental Health
Feeling anxious, yelling at people, becoming angry, sleeping most of the day, or not being able to control your mood leads to an uncomfortable life. Your mental health makes it difficult to relax and enjoy yourself. As much as you may not feel that it is needed, seeking the help of a mental health professional or your primary care physician is important. A doctor can help you gain control of your thoughts, energy, and mood. This can help you feel at ease, so you can finally see the good around you rather than the bad.
Your doctor may prescribe medication, but usually, that’s not all you need. Therapy from a counselor, therapist, psychologist, or personal consultant can help you achieve optimal mental health.
Tips for Your Emotional Health
The way you feel can make your life uncomfortable. People around you, what happens to you, and just daily hassles can take a toll. Your emotional health is important though. It’s important that you take care of yourself emotionally.
- Speak to your friends about the way you feel
- Journal thoughts that you continue to have
- Find out what bothers you and do something to help you relieve those feelings
- Schedule a session with a personal consultant
Living a Comfortable Life: What Personal Consulting Can Do
Personal consulting helps you live a comfortable life because it provides the support, encouragement, and motivation you need to make changes that will lead you to a better life. You may not know what to change in your life, or you may not feel like doing anything. With a personal consultant, you’ll be able to figure out what you want to change. You’ll feel like making changes because you know they will make you feel better about your life, so you can start living a comfortable life.
Contact Kendall Van Blarcom – a professional personal consultant. All sessions conducted via phone and completely confidential.