This is fairly common. Once the excitement of “retirement” wears off, many people wonder “What’s next, is this it?” or “This isn’t what I expected retirement to be like?” or “Who am I now?” Working in retirement is a good thing, for many reasons. Figure out what type of “work” you want to continue to do- and most importantly, what brings meaning and satisfaction to you. If you are thinking about retiring, make sure you are doing it for the right reasons- the reasons need to be correct for you. This Next Avenue article provides some good examples of people who returned to work after retiring.