I still miss some aspects of working – and when I admit that -- well, some people look at me like I'm nuts. But that’s quite normal after working for more than 40 years. Don’t get me wrong – I don’t miss it enough to ever go back to working full-time.
To help you successfully make the transition from full time work to full time retirement, you’ve got to find something your passionate about and then plan to incorporate more of that into your daily life. A good article can be found at http://www.alive.com/1549a4a2.php?subject_bread_cramb=5
P.S. - After all that’s been recently taken away from us retirees, I think Retirement should now be called the “Copper Years”.