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Lifestyle

This is your time so live a lifestyle you will enjoy. Follow your passions; have fun; do the things you’ve always wanted to do; be strong and healthy in mind and body. Seize the day….Live life your way!

Our lifestyle is very important to us at Young at Heart. Our family life, friends, sailing and travel are aspects of our lives that we treasure.  Life needs to have balance for overall well-being and happiness, so we run this blog and business around our lifestyle, not the other way around.

BoomersNextStep’s planning for the future starts with lifestyle. We encourage you to  recognise how you want to live the next phase of your life before you make any other decisions.  Regardless of whether you decide to have a traditional retirement, or boost your retirement income through online business or employment, we encourage you to create a life that you love.

We particularly are interested in Travel, Leisure activitiesHealth and Well-beingMindsetRelationships. Whilst we may not be posting articles on these topics regularly we would love your input.  Contact us if you would like to write an article related to any of these topics.

Articles

  • A Few Ideas For Weekend Road Trips October 14, 2023
    Tennessee, Johnson City to Gatlinburg. Dang beautiful, these 90 miles of rural Tennessee might inspire you to grab a banjo and strum an Appalachian love song. Take U.S. Route 11E toward Davy Crockett’s birthplace (Everyone: “Born on a mountaintop …”). At Greenville, where two homes of Andrew Johnson anchor a governmental historic site, drift onto U.S. Route ...
  • Camping Guidance for Retirees August 16, 2023
    Getting Outdoors Brings New Experiences Even the most ordinary activities will seem brand-new when done in the outdoors. Sometimes, simple electronic devices that run on batteries can help you can catch up on reading, complete small crafting projects, or practice a hobby like illustration, composing, or perhaps even whittling. When you’re tired from other activities, these ...
  • 21 Days Vacation in France from $4,000 August 15, 2023
    To estimate the cost of a 21-day travel in France, we’ll consider the major expenses involved. Keep in mind that these are rough estimates, and actual costs may vary based on individual preferences, travel style, and fluctuations in prices. Here’s a breakdown of potential expenses: 1. Accommodation: The cost of accommodation would have varied depending on ...
  • Travel ideas to European Countries: United Kingdom August 14, 2023
    About the Country It is situated in Western Europe and consists of islands including the northern one-sixth of  Ireland. It is 22 miles from the France border and linked by a undersea tunnel. The United Kingdom likewise called as England or Great Britain is the country ruled almost the whole world a century ago. The magnificence may ...
  • 21 Days Vacation in Italy from $3,000 July 26, 2023
    Overview The cost of a 21-day holiday in Italy varies depending on your travel preferences, the cities or regions you plan to visit, the type of accommodation, dining choices, and the activities you want to participate in. Italy offers a wide range of options for travelers, from budget-friendly to luxurious experiences. Here’s a general breakdown of ...
  • 10 Days Vacation in New Caledonia (from Los Angeles) July 26, 2023
    The cost of a ten-day holiday in New Caledonia leaving from Los Angeles would have been influenced by similar factors as mentioned before, such as the time of year, type of accommodation, activities, and travel preferences. Here’s a general estimate of potential expenses for a trip from Los Angeles to New Caledonia: 1. Flights: Round-trip flights ...
  • Planning a Day Trip July 24, 2023
    The maximum time for travel on a day trip depends on several factors, including the distance to your destination, the mode of transportation, your stamina, and how much time you want to spend at the destination. As a general guideline, most day trips aim to keep the total travel time (to and from the destination) within ...
  • 20 Affordable Day Trips Around Athens, Greece July 24, 2023
    Athens, Greece, offers a plethora of fascinating day trip options that won’t break the bank. Here are 20 affordable day trips you can take from Athens: 1. Delphi: Visit the ancient site of Delphi, home to the Oracle of Apollo and impressive archaeological ruins. 2. Cape Sounion: Head to the southernmost point of Attica to see the Temple ...
  • A day trip to Assisi from Rome July 22, 2023
    It is possible to do a day trip from Rome to Assisi. Assisi is located in the Umbria region of Italy, and it’s approximately 175 kilometers (about 109 miles) north of Rome. The journey between Rome and Assisi takes around 2.5 to 3 hours by car or around 2 to 2.5 hours by train. Here are ...
  • What in the World is Glamping? July 20, 2023
    Glamping Older adults can take pleasure in camping like never ever prior to with modern-day equipment that enhances comfort. Take a look at a few of the experiences offered at the official glamping site or explore individual experiences offered at other websites. Think beds in treehouses, heated cabins with fireplaces, trendy yurts and ecolodges. The term camping covers a ...
  • 7 Tips For Successful Travel May 16, 2023
    We all take a trip a lot more now than our forefathers did. We take trips all over the world and just think about the jet lag, and not the huge distances we cover. Our world has actually lessened in size and is more accessible to all. And this is a good idea. It helps us ...
  • 5 Reasons that Cruising Is A Fantastic Value April 20, 2023
    For many years, taking a cruise for a family holiday was considered an expensive high-end trip that few people could afford. Many people never even thought about a cruise as a choice on their own. Times have changed, though, as increasingly more individuals are finding that travelling by cruise ship is a great value for ...
  • Tips to Delight In a Better Camping Experience April 18, 2023
    Senior campers looking to have a better camping experience may want to consider the following tips. Bring Your Own Bathroom These sort of experiences consist of tripping over tent stake lines, waking your next-door neighbors up, and getting lost on the way back from the bathroom, and needing to wait up until morning to discover your camping ...
  • Transportation savings, the benefits of public transport February 21, 2023
    One of the main reasons why a retiree should use public transportation is because it is cost-effective. Public transportation is often less expensive than owning and operating a car. Retirees can save money on gas, insurance, and car maintenance by using public transportation. This can be especially helpful for retirees who are living on a ...
  • 21 days in Paris on a budget February 10, 2023
    Here is a sample 21-day itinerary for your trip to Paris, France: Day 1: Visit the Louvre Museum and see the Mona Lisa and other famous artworks Walk along the Seine River and see the Notre Dame Cathedral Day 2: Explore the Paris Catacombs and learn about the city’s history Visit the Montmartre neighborhood and see the Sacré-Cœur Basilica Day 3: Take a ...
  • Retiree saving with a limited income January 25, 2023
    One way for retirees to save money is by using coupons and discounts. Senior citizens can often find discounts and coupons on a wide range of products and services. This can include things like groceries, clothing, and entertainment. By using these discounts and coupons, seniors can save a significant amount of money on their purchases. ...
  • Security systems on a budget for your peace of mind January 21, 2023
    Security systems are needed for a variety of reasons. The first reason is to provide protection from burglars or intruders. Seniors are often targeted by burglars because they may be perceived as easy targets. A security system with door and window sensors, as well as a security camera, can provide a senior citizen with peace ...
  • New York City is Interesting January 20, 2023
    New York City is a city filled with tourist attractions, but a few of its most fascinating experiences make sure to be the ones you inadvertently come across en route to somewhere else. Whatever it is you’re looking for, you can discover it in New York. Simply don’t attempt to do it all in one ...
  • Itinerary for 14 days in Florence including costs January 9, 2023
    Two weeks Two things per day Every third day is a day of rest Tour costs are to be kept low Here’s a sample itinerary for 2 weeks in Florence: Day 1: Visit the Uffizi Gallery in the morning Explore the city on a walking tour in the afternoon Day 2: Visit the Accademia Gallery in the morning Take a cooking class in the afternoon Day ...
  • What to do for two weeks in London January 6, 2023
    London is a vibrant and dynamic city with a wide range of things to see and do. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do if you have 2 weeks to spend in London: Visit the city’s famous landmarks and neighborhoods: London is home to many iconic landmarks and neighborhoods, such as Buckingham ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Florence December 31, 2022
    There are many things you can do in Florence if you have 2 weeks to spend there! Here are just a few ideas: Visit the city’s famous landmarks and museums: Florence is home to many iconic landmarks and museums, such as the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery, and the Palazzo Vecchio. Take a day trip to a nearby ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Rome December 3, 2022
    Rome is a city with a long and fascinating history, and there is no shortage of things to see and do there. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do if you have 2 weeks to spend in Rome: Visit the city’s iconic landmarks: Rome is home to many famous landmarks, such as ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Budapest October 31, 2022
    Budapest is a beautiful, historic city with a wide range of things to see and do. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do if you have 2 weeks to spend in Budapest: Visit the city’s famous landmarks and neighborhoods: Budapest is home to many iconic landmarks and neighborhoods, such as the Buda ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Prague July 31, 2022
    Prague is a beautiful and historic city with a wide range of things to see and do. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do if you have 2 weeks to spend in Prague: Visit the city’s famous landmarks and neighborhoods: Prague is home to many iconic landmarks and neighborhoods, such as the ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Paris July 30, 2022
    There are many things you can do in Paris if you have 2 weeks to spend there! Here are just a few ideas: Explore the city’s famous landmarks and neighborhoods: You can visit the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, the Champs-Elysées, and the Montmartre neighborhood. Visit some of Paris’ many museums and galleries: Paris ...
6 Things You Need To Know Before Retiring To Another Country

6 Things You Need To Know Before Retiring To Another Country

August 7, 2019

Retiring to another country is a very popular option for many people.  Malaysia and Thailand are the top retirement countries […]

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Richard Nelson Bolles – On Being An Artist

July 22, 2013

It was such a privilege to spend time with Dick Bolles and his lovely wife Marci at their home and […]

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Do I have enough money to retire?

October 14, 2019

“Do I have enough money to retire?” is a question that is asked many times every day by people who […]

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Is Retirement Just A Dream, A Concept From Another Age?

July 3, 2017

What is the future of retirement? In this week’s episode of 60 Minutes Australia Charles Wooley considered the future of […]

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Stress Relief Strategies For Baby Boomers

May 23, 2018

We all get stressed, and the tendency to get stressed can get worse as you get older, so it’s good […]

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Thailand Travel Experience – Hill Tribe Family

July 21, 2013

Our Thailand Travel, Visiting the Hill Tribe Family Getting off the beaten track has always been my husband, David’s, idea […]

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8 Underrated Island Vacation Spots You Need To Visit

September 29, 2019

Sometimes all you need is an island getaway. An exorbitant number of fellow tourists can spoil the ambience for your […]

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July 20, 2023

Glamping Older adults can take pleasure in camping like never ever prior to with modern-day equipment that enhances comfort. Take […]

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Organise your job search: 6 tips for 2021

August 16, 2020

Organise your job search to improve your chances of success. The job search is never easy, but you can make […]

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Knowing what you want in retirement

July 7, 2024

What are your top priorities for retirement? Asking this helps you identify your most important goals and aspirations for your […]

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Time for a Retirement Plan? Five Issues To Discuss With Your Partner

September 25, 2018

Creating a retirement plan that suits both people in a relationship can be extremely difficult! This is probably why couples often avoid the conversation, perhaps dealing with the financial issues but not the important lifestyle matters.

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Career Happiness

January 3, 2015

Being unhappy at work is related to many different factors. Even if you enjoy the actual work, if the culture of the organisation, the people you work with, or the style of management upset you then you will soon lose pleasure in the work. Which of these twelve factors are impacting on your attitude to your work?

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4 Tips to Prepare For Your Most Effective Job Interview

June 27, 2017

It is so very important now, more than ever, to have yourself well-prepared for an interview. Here are some tips […]

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January 19, 2013

These days, finding a job isn’t exactly the easiest thing to do in the entire world. When one considers the […]

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When asked how he sticks with one task to get things done Richard Nelson Bolles (RIP), author of ‘What Color Is My Parachute’, gives a most enlightening and endearing response.

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August 1, 2019

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