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Annie Benjamin - Bio

Annie Benjamin – Bio

Annie Benjamin recently left ABC NEWS after a 32 year career as a TV DIRECTOR. Instead of saying that she retired, Annie prefers to say that she is following her heart and reinventing herself at 60… This summer she will be certified to teach yoga by Laughing Lotus NYC. In addition she has started practicing meditation […]

Reinventing Retirement

Reinventing Retirement

REINVENTING RETIREMENT By Annie Benjamin I spent 35 years of my professional life in the world of TV News. For many years it was an exciting and rewarding career. I saw the world as a news director, from Europe to Cuba to the Philipines and always traveling first class… the old days as we refer […]

Redefining Retirement

Redefining Retirement

GOING ON VACATION By Annie Benjamin After 6 months of retirement my husband and I went off on a two week trip to St John. We have gone every year for 8 years, and I wondered how not working would effect my need for and my enjoyment of time away from home. What I found […]

Redefining Retirement

Redefining Retirement

Redefining Retirement By Annie Benjamin In his amazing book A PATH WITH HEART Jack Kornfield says “…inactivity is not laziness.”  So simple but really so profound.  I have spent most of my life believing that motion meant productivity.  It was important to be a “go-getter”, cramming a day full with work, friends, fitness and lots […]

Redefining Retirement

Redefining Retirement

REDEFINING WHAT RETIREMENT MEANS… By Annie Benjamin One of the things I have discovered in my new life away from my TV career of 35 years is how much we define ourselves by WHAT WE DO and not WHO WE ARE. In fact, most people would probably say that to some extent we are what […]

Redefining Retirement

Redefining Retirement

The Definition of Retirement By Annie Benjamin The traditional definition of retirement is “withdrawal from one’s position or occupation or from active working life”(Websters).  That is certainly the meaning that I accepted growing up:  a vision of parents and grandparents moving to the sun belt and doing nothing but sitting in the sun and eating […]

Happiness Writers

Happiness Writers

Nancy Pickard  Nancy Pickard is a survivor, and she wants to share what she has learned in life with others. She has served on the board of Susan G. Komen Aspen and has been active as a significant fundraising chair for many years. And now with her work as a Debbie Ford Integrative Coach, Nancy is going […]

Redefining Retirement

Redefining Retirement

Reinventing Retirement By Ann Benjamin In October of 2010 I decided to leave ABC News after 32 years as a director.  For most of my time there I was in love with my work. Live television was exciting, unpredictable, and with all the adreneline of any live performance. In those years I got to travel the […]