Have more connection and joy for retirees

January 25, 2023
Hosted by Maria Lucassen, CPRC, DTM

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Episode Description

When we think about retirement we all dream of a happy and vibrant life. However, This new life that we looked forward to could be less exciting as we expected, and cause negative thoughts and feelings of loneliness to take over. Today’s guest is Agnes Loughlin. She spent over 2 decades lost in a life of busy-ness and disconnect from Joy. She now helps others to become aware of their situation and realize that something needs to change. In this episode we dive deeper into the causes of loneliness and the mistakes that keep us stuck. Our modern society has perhaps forced us to sacrifice connections with friends to make time for everything else. But being alone does not necessarily lead to loneliness. Listen to this enlightening conversation so you know the signs and learn simple action steps to have more connection and joy. Because asking deep and meaningful questions is the way to find what is really true in our hearts that allows us to focus on what gives us joy. When we feel fully alive, then we engage in life for our highest potential and retirement becomes the best time of our life. Agnes offers two free gifts: Top 10 Ways to Have More Joy and Connection Today (ebook) and a Meditation to Embrace and Expand in Love. You can find them on her website: https://www.miraclesinwellness.com

Women Seeking Blissful Retirement

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This show is for unique women dreaming to soon retire blissfully. In reality, many women are uncertain about what retirement means for them. It is not just a date. It can be potentially a long time, and many could live for another thirty years.

A lot of women who are at the doorstep to retirement have fears of financial challenges and are stuck in a job they don’t like. As a matter of fact, they worry more about other areas that have a significant impact. Life in retirement is so much more than having enough money to spend. Maria’s passion inspires anyone to change perspectives, and to plan ahead to gain control of this next phase in life.

This fun, educational and interactive show talks about a variety of retirement topics with guest experts and contributions from other women around the world. You’ll see that you are not the only one who is unsure about life in retirement. Each show provides ideas, resources and tipping points to plan a blissful retirement.

Maria Lucassen, CPRC, DTM

Maria is a highly experienced corporate career junkie who worked for over 40 years. She has a passion to help career women shift their perspective on creating and living a blissful retirement after they leave their 9 to 5 job.

She is the CEO of Maria Lucassen Coaching and organizes workshops for women who are ready to plan their retirement and helps them individually or in groups to prepare for a happy next phase in life that is fun, purposeful and affordable. Maria helps them to rock retirement and have the lifestyle that they want. As a speaker she engages her live or remote audiences with her refreshing and compassionate presentations.

She has worked and lived in several European countries. Her love of travel and curiosity about other cultures and traditions gives this show a global appeal to women everywhere. Her enthusiasm for the topic together with a zest for life make her a dynamic host that is inspiring women to dream about the next chapter in the book of life.

Maria has a Bachelors degree in hotel management from The Netherlands. At age 54 she earned a Master of Accounting degree from Florida Atlantic University. She is also an active member of Toastmasters International and received the highest award as Distinguished Toastmaster in 2019. She is a Certified Retirement Coach and member of the Retirement Coaches Association. She is one of 36 authors who described a major life event in a compilation book “What Have You Forbes’d Lately?”

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