CHAPTER 5What Will I Do With My Time?

A self that goes on changing is a self that goes on living.

—Virginia Woolf

What am I going to do with all that time?

Many people soon to retire ask themselves that question. And so might you. This chapter talks about the beginning of retirement and the concepts of rebooting and reinvention. Rebooting is a period in which to take a break before plunging into new activities. It’s rejuvenation. You’ll answer the question Which paths should I take? The chapter is divided into two main sections: “Starting Your Retirement” and “Reinvention: The Path Ahead.” The reinvention part of this chapter is where you gain all kinds of ideas for pursuing creative endeavors and volunteerism.

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