The Giant Builders
Mastering Retirement: Discovering New Passions and Purpose
November 21, 2023
Are you nearing retirement or contemplating this significant life transition? Do you wonder what your life will look like once you retire? In this insightful episode of "The Giant Builders with Lois Wyant," we delve into the world of post-retirement living with guest Jackie Doucette, a retired military pharmacist turned retirement coach.

Jackie provides valuable tips and guidance on preparing for retirement and ensuring that the golden years are filled with purpose, passion, and fulfillment. She emphasizes the importance of mental, physical, and emotional preparation for retirement, sharing her personal journey from a 40-year military career to helping others discover their post-retirement path.

Discover how to overcome the fear of retirement, find your interests, and keep learning to stay engaged and active during this new phase of life. Whether you're on the brink of retirement or already enjoying your retired life, this episode offers valuable insights and inspiration to make the most of your second chance at life.

00:03 Introduction to the episode and its focus on retirement.
00:59 Introduction of guest Jackie Doucette and the discussion begins.
01:12 Jackie's background and her transition from a military pharmacist to a retirement coach.
04:13 The need for mental preparation for retirement and rediscovering one's interests.
06:01 Ways to find new activities for retirement.
09:25 The difference between those thinking about retirement and those already retired.
11:15 The importance of keeping an active, engaged mind after retirement.
13:12 Closing thoughts and encouragement to embrace retirement without fear.

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