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About Hilary Henderson

Hilary Henderson is a Retirement Coach http://www.nuhorizons.co.za. She brings to her coaching her experience as an Occupational Therapist as well as an entrepreneur. Her mission is to help people find relevance, purpose and meaning in their retirement years. Facebook is one way to reach out to her.
Latest Posts | By Hilary Henderson
Harnessing the Benefits of the Web to Launch Your Business After 60
9 months ago

Harnessing the Benefits of the Web to Launch Your Business After 60

Last month I wrote about the slippery slide to being overwhelmed when dealing with the world wide web. This time I would like to talk about the benefits as I see them, of using the web to promote your business. Read More

Feeling Overwhelmed and FOMO – The Downside of the World Wide Web
10 months ago

Feeling Overwhelmed and FOMO – The Downside of the World Wide Web

Few would dispute that the world wide web has revolutionized our lives. But, as with many good things, there is also a downside that requires a management strategy. Read More

6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur
11 months ago

6 Ways for an Older Woman to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

The numbers coming from the U.S. point to a rise in the number of entrepreneurs aged 55 to 64. Research by the Kauffman Foundation on entrepreneurship indicates an increase from 15% in 1997 to 26% in 2015. Read More

Why So Many People Do Not Want to Plan for Retirement
1 year ago

Why So Many People Do Not Want to Plan for Retirement

When I introduce myself as a retirement coach, I find many people either steer the conversation away or tell me why they are not going to retire. Read More

Tapping into the Gig Economy and Working as an Independent Contractor in Your 60s
1 year ago

Tapping into the Gig Economy and Working as an Independent Contractor in Your 60s

The gig economy? What is that? It is simply a technical word for the economy that absorbs a number of part-time and flexi-time workers into employment on a contractual basis, via the Internet. Read More

How to Find Your 7 Intangible Assets and What to Do With Them
1 year ago

How to Find Your 7 Intangible Assets and What to Do With Them

An asset is something that you own, you get to use it and it brings benefits. Assets can also depreciate if they are neglected. Read More

Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One
1 year ago

Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One

Most of us do not stop to reflect on how entwined our identity is with our work roles. Have you noticed how people meeting you for the first time tend to start a conversation by asking what you do? Read More

Are You Ready for Retirement? Ask Yourself These Questions to Find Out
1 year ago

Are You Ready for Retirement? Ask Yourself These Questions to Find Out

The term retirement dates to 1889, and is rapidly becoming an obsolete term. It was first used for soldiers who were pensioned off during the reign of Otto von Bismark in 1889. In that century men were expected to live two years after turning 65. Read More

Finding Your Ikigai and Purpose in Retirement
2 years ago

Finding Your Ikigai and Purpose in Retirement

This weekend, I had reason to look at the statement “finding purpose in retirement.” It is a statement I find myself using often.

For many, finding purpose points to finding the deep spiritual meaning of life which may not seem relevant when used in the context of retirement. This is why I would like to look at it more carefully. Read More

What is a Retirement Coach and Why Might You Need One?
2 years ago

What is a Retirement Coach and Why Might You Need One?

In our parents’ days, people simply left the job they had held most of their lives and moved onto permanent vacation when they retired. But then, most of them never lived the additional 25 to 30 years anticipated for many of us boomers. Read More