Entries by Gerry O’Toole

Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

We often talk about getting out of your comfort zone in Victory Lap Retirement (VLR). Having new challenges in your VLR lifestyle are important both mentally and physically. We have talked about finding work in VLR to keep you engaged, mentally stimulated and fulfilled, but finding something that challenges you physically is equally as important. […]

Work Life Retirement Balance

Some of the worst advice I have heard given to young people starting their career is “Find your passion and you will never work a day in life,” (or something along these lines) a great quote but not realistic. Life and indeed work is never that simple and as most of us learned through our […]

Side Hustle

Side Hustle seems to be the in word in the news these days, so hey let’s add it to our retirement discussion.  Last week we talked about adapting to retirement and finding a way to fulfill many of your needs when you leave your corporate world. Doing work maybe even unrelated to your career may […]

Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew

Retirement, by any name, is supposed to be a little more relaxed, less stress and lots of “me” time. Right?  As I thought about where my life was at the end of 2017 and as I looked at my ever growing to do/want to do list, I realized there is still lots of stress in […]