Type A Retirement Book

Book Excerpt: Be Available to Respond to Life

Book Excerpt: Be Available to Respond to Life

I began the book with the observation that many Type As are anxious about the prospect of retiring. The open space of retirement is daunting, especially for driven and achievement-oriented people, or even for those Type As who just like to be busy and occupied all the time. I have addressed the challenges of retirement […]

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Book Excerpt: The All-Important Issue of Control

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Book Excerpt: The All-Important Issue of Control

Ahhh. Feeling in control. Being in control. Nirvana! Even a Type A with only a smidgen of self-awareness realizes that control is a central issue: controlling your schedule, trying to control your kids, controlling a project or that difficult subordinate at work, attempting to control your spouse whose needs, wants, and schedule affect your life. […]

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Book Excerpt: Prologue

Book Excerpt: Prologue

The chair I am sitting on in the therapist’s office is adequate, but I notice that his couch looks much more comfortable. No, I decide, I’ll just stay where I am. The chair will give me a better angle of view on the therapist so that I’ll be more focused on him. I’m hoping he […]

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