Refired Not Retired Day
Refired Not Retired Day is celebrated on March 1 of every year. Refired Not Retired Day is dedicated to all those people who have retired already or about to get retired. Don’t think retirement as a time to waste away doing nothing instead consider it as a long vacation and during this period of life, live your life to the fullest. During this period of retirement, just enjoy your life and make the most of these years by doing things that you always wanted to do, as you finally got time to do the all the things that you love to do.
“Planning to retire? Before you do find your hidden passion, do the thing that you have always wanted to do.” – Catherine Pulsifer.
History of Refired Not Retired Day
Refired Not Retired Day was founded by Phyllis May when she decided to live her life large. Phyllis May retired at the age of 55, and precisely at the same time Phyllis husband chose to leave her, but nothing has stopped her. She decided to move to Key West, Florida and she started doing all the things that she loved to do. She doesn’t know anyone in the town, so she started doing different types of jobs to keep herself engaged, and She started spending time on her interests. She worked as a concierge and then she worked in a gift shop. Then she started doing many new things, for a year she hosted a television show, and later she wrote a book. After retirement, she didn’t waste time, but she started living life to the fullest at the age of 55.
Other Celebrations on March 1
March 1 is also celebrated as
- World Compliment Day
- National Pig Day
- National Fruit Compote Day
- Plan a Solo Vacation Day
- National Horse Protection Day
- Self-injury Awareness Day
- World Book Day
How to Celebrate Refired Not Retired Day
On Refired Not Retired Day, take some time and think about how you like to spend your years of retirement. After retirement life is not over, it is just a new beginning. If you are about to retire or already retired, start making new plans to do things you have never done before but always wanted to do. Post pictures and share your thoughts on social media about Refired Not Retired Day by using the hashtag #RefiredNotRetiredDay.