The author shares about how her career climbing the career ladder is very different from what she is experiencing in retirement. She says:

“Now, as a new retiree climbing down that ladder, with no business or childcare responsibilities, I found that I still maintained a high-energy level — but with no idea where to direct it.

How would I fill the day, the week, the month? Who was I without a business card?

After false starts, dead ends, research and exploration, the following five steps led me — and can lead you — to discover a different kind of happy. One that does not depend on what you do but on who you are.”

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