When people think about retirement, some imagine lounging around, relaxing, and being able to enjoy simply doing nothing. In reality, though, doing nothing might do more harm than good. Studies show engaging in hobbies during retirement can keep your brain sharp, prevent mental decline, and ward off depression.
Retirement can often lead to a major decrease in activity for a lot of people. When you leave the workplace to retire, you lose much of the mental and social interaction that characterized your every day life for years. For those[…]