Start your day spending time with God. It will make your entire day go better.
Plan your day the night before. You don’t have to plan every hour like you may have done while working, but if you make a list each night of a few things you’d like to do the next day, you won’t spend half the morning trying to figure out what to do.
Spend time with your grandchildren – They think you are awesome and they love to hear stories about when you and their parents were kids.
Get a pet – or maybe not. Pets are great companions, however you may be traveling more during retirement. Consider how and who will take care of them while you are gone before you make that commitment.
Speaking of Travel – Explore the world or just your city. Exploring new places keeps life interesting and your mind sharp. There’s a lot to see and do out there!
Sleep until you naturally wake up each day. You’ve been a slave to an alarm clock your entire life. Now is the time to enjoy the luxury of sleeping until you’re ready to get up at least most of the time.
Limit your TV, phone and computer screen time. These are all great tools for learning, entertainment and even staying connected, but they are addictive. Set boundaries for yourself or you may end up spending most of your day in front of a screen and feel lousy afterwards.
Eat healthy whole foods. You’ll feel better and most likely live longer too.
Move your body every day. Everyone’s exercise routine is different. Find what works for you and make it a regular part of your day. Our bodies were made to move.
Never stop learning – There are numerous free classes available these days online and in the community. Some colleges even offer free classes for seniors. Your brain is never too old to learn something new.
Volunteer – There’s no greater satisfaction in life than serving others. Whatever you’re passionate about, jump in and help out.
Be sociable. Loneliness is a killer. Make it a point to spend quality time with family and friends every week.
Find your purpose. God has a purpose for you even in retirement. Find yours and you’ll live a fulfilled life each and every day.
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.Ecclesiastes 3:1