Trust me, workaholics never really retire. We just find other ways to fulfill our drive to accomplish something. The following article will help my fellow workaholics find some peace and success in retirement:
Surviving Retirement When You’re a Workaholic
By By Douglas Dubitsky, Next Avenue
June 28, 2017
Can a workaholic ever retire?
“Many workaholics genuinely enjoy the rush of starting and completing projects and continuing the non-stop cycle. So it may also be difficult for them to contemplate what life may be like in retirement once they are officially out of the workforce.
If you’re a workaholic, smoothing your transition to retirement means uncovering the answer to the question: What part of the end of your job will you miss the most? It might be the people. Or the challenges. Or having purpose. Once you know which it is, you can focus on how to reap the same benefits — and feelings —while not holding down full-time employment.
5 Retirement Tips for Workaholics
Experiment and schedule.
Give yourself a break.
Talk it out.