If you are close to retirement age and and you’re wondering what’s next, you are not alone. The era of retiring to the couch to watch TV has passed, thankfully. People over 55 now represent the largest group of new business start-ups.

Jane Pauley Your Life Calling bookIn this recent Time Magazine article from Jane Pauley, author of Your Life Calling—Reimagining the Rest of Your Life, she cites research which discovered that people begin to experience a diminished sense of well-being around age 40. But then around the age of 50, our feelings of well-being begin to rise again, and keep on rising well into our 70s.

If this is your second act – it’s time to go after what you want!