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Be Wary of Stress When Retiring

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Ko Samui is one of the best places in the world to retire to, but no matter where someone retires, there is rarely a smooth path. Surveys in America, backed up in many other places, show that the leading cause in stress for the over 60s is healthcare, income downsizing whether it’s the loss of a job or a down turn in investments, threat of foreclosure, taxes and divorce.

No matter the problem, there are many means of fixing the problem which you can do by speaking to a financial advisor. However, it is important to be wary of the consequences of financial difficult on your health and on that of others. If nothing else, it is going to put you under a lot of stress

Stress, even on a perfect, tropical island, can cause a wide range of physical and mental health issues. These include physical problems such as:

  • Insomnia

  • Chest pains

  • Low energy

  • Headaches

  • Upset stomachs

  • Loss of desire

And mental health issues like:

  • Depression

  • Mood swings

  • Forgetfulness

  • Anxiety

  • Defensiveness

This stress coping guide for retirees aims to look deeper into the financial problems senior citizens around the world face, examine the leading causes of these problems, and offer some helpful solutions. Retiring does not have to be stressful, but if even the best laid plans go awry, there are ways to minimize the effects while working to deal with the situation itself. In short, enjoy the sunshine, plan carefully, and try to relax as much as possible – it’s going to really help you enjoy your retirement.


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