Around the world people are emerging from lockdown and having to adjust to the new normal. This enforced break has given us the chance to try a new hobby or to restart an old one. The changes brought about by social distancing measures will give us opportunities as well as challenges. Now is the time to be bold whether you buy that motorbike you always wanted or go on a road trip with your family.
I retired just over a year ago but found I missed the stimulation and I will admit the money from working. I wondered if there were any interesting home working opportunities that would offer a reasonable rate of pay to older people for a few hours work a week. After a bit of googling I soon discovered that quite a few mystery shopping companies had jobs for older people. Now rather to my surprise I find myself home working. This is all very new to me. During my working life I worked in offices, nursing homes, hospitals and even a laboratory but now for the first time I am my own boss and work from home and I find I much prefer it to watching day time television or knitting. Continue reading “Home working successfully after retirement”