Tag: psychology

clutter

Anthropologists took a deep dive into Middle America’s clutter a few years ago, and here’s what they found: A wall of shelves holding hundreds and hundreds of Beanie Babies and dolls. Giant packs of multiple paper towels, cleaning fluids, Gatorade, and Dixie cups piled high in the garage or laundry room. Frozen prepared foods jam-packed…

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Only about a third of the older people who are working full-time will go straight into retirement. Most take zigzag paths. These paths include gradually reducing their hours, occasional consulting, or finding a new job or an Uber stint that is only part-time. Other people “unretire,” meaning that they retire temporarily from a full-time job…