Retirement Reboot: Optimizing Your Health in Your Next Chapter

February 28, 2024
Hosted by Maria Lucassen, CPRC, DTM

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Ladies, did you start the New Year making resolutions for a better health, greater wealth and more fun to enjoy your life this year to the fullest? What happened? Have you made a few adjustments and is it improving your life? Today’s show is about a matter that I consider the most important aspect of my life: my health. This decade of my life has been amazing and challenging at the same time. When you want to live healthier and happier, perhaps this episode is a great start to get inspired and do the first step(s). Research shows that transitions in life provide some of the most fertile times for behavior change. Retirement is a particularly powerful backdrop against which we can put our health at the top of our priority lists. Maria digs into how we can improve our health with Functional Medicine Health Coach Carolyn Cohen. The great news is that no matter what kind of lifestyle we've led up to now, there's much opportunity to improve our health in an enjoyable fashion, so that we're able to fully embrace our retirement and all that accompanies it. The post-career life can be an exciting and active time when you choose to see it, and plan for a vibrant, fun and fulfilling next chapter. Life is not over when you retire from your career. So tune in today because it can be the start of a joyful retirement. To connect with today’s guest Carolyn Cohen you can listen to her podcast Wellness While Walking here: https:/

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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