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October 9, 2020 60 min
Many retired women are in the same situation. Retirement depression — feeling sad or lacking energy and focus after retiring — is surprisingly common. Lacking a purpose is the main reason so many people feel depressed after retiring from 40 years of working! Missing the social and intellectual stimulus of work are other common reasons for retirement depression. Losing the schedule and structure of work can be another emotional blow. My guest, Mental Health expert Kim LaMontagne, knows how it feels to be alone and bored at home. In this episode we dive deep into this darkside of retirement that many women struggle with. In this new phase you realize that a large part of your identity was associated with your work. And you've got too much time on your hands and you don't know what you want to do. When you become bogged down with chronic dissatisfaction, nothing you try seems to ‘take hold’ and keep your interest. How to deal with loneliness? How to deal with boredom?
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