Who Will You Be in Retirement?
Why Settle for Happiness?

Why Settle for Happiness in Your Retirement? – Emily Esfahani Smith

In this episode of our retirement life podcast, we talk with Emily Esfahani Smith, author of The Power of Meaning.
Emily shares her insights on why purpose and meaning offer great fulfillment and how they can be cultivated in a culture that’s obsessed with happiness.
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Show Notes
Emily’s Book:
The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters by Emily Esfahani Smith
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2uE4cMe
Emily’s TED Talk:
Stick Around for the Noteworthy segment where we discuss an article we think is worth your time.
This week’s selection:
Kick Back or Live With Purpose? Why Choose? by Anne Colby and Jim Emmerman
This article summarizes new research conducted by Stanford and Encore.org noting that over 30 percent of adults over 50 are purposeful beyond themselves – and dispels the belief that a purposeful retirement life cannot be integrated with your personal pursuits.
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