Don’t waste time on the obvious when it comes to aging

Now is the time to take time to smell the roses, even if you have to buy them. Click To Tweet The obvious is boring!  Now is our time to be outrageous! dance whenever the music of life strikes you Outrageously Happy We’ve all heard the saying – dance like no one is watching – but have you ever done it?  Probably not.  Now is the time to dance, sing and yes laugh out loud as though no one can see or hear you.  And now is the time to do it with caring even if someone is watching. Outrageously Adventurous take every opportunity to do what is least expected of you Another familiar phrase is – take time to smell the roses – well have you?  Now is the time to step into the garden doesn’t matter whose garden, but step in and step to take in the fragrance of life.  Were you the kid who was afraid to pick the apple hanging over the fence from the neighbor’s tree?  If so go find a tree and take the apple.  It is the privilege of age that will allow you to get away with it. Outrageously relevant Don’t look longingly at (more…)

What helps best to slow aging – lotions, potions and notions?

Everyone is looking for some sort of miracle when it comes to slowing the aging process   lotions for staying young So what’s your choice?  The old adage is – pick your poison, they all have their downsides. Which to some degree is true.  If you are relying on lotions you will be disappointed in the long run.  No matter how expensive the effects are short lived. If your choice is potions, which is a liquid with healing, magical, or poisonous properties, once again you would find the results lacking or even downright dangerous. Who knows what’s in this bottle? Notions are another thing, they don’t have to put them on or into the body.  They do however have to be held in your mind as a concept or belief about something. Notions only last as long as you hold on to them, which may be longer than the lotion is held on the skin or the potions are in the body.   think about what’s really important When it comes to any of them being poison the facts are the same.  Some lotions are toxic and can do more damage to the body than good.  Some potions can, in (more…)

You are the master of your life, let’s hope your rule it well.

How you master your life may be seen differently by others. As we get older what we show to others is often not what we feel.  Aging has a language all it own, don’t fall into the trap of living in a story someone else is telling. Conversation keeps our minds engaged How often have you had someone say, oh you wouldn’t understand. Hold on!  That’s what we used to say to children and we are no longer children.   Your response should be “Try Me, I may surprise you.” When you get on in age what people perceive as a lack of understanding to us is something not worthy of a response. So when we choose not to take part in their conversation, they think we don’t know what is going on. Being the master of your life may require you to get a little louder, to speak a little stronger, and to make your voice heard even when the conversation is a little boring.  Staying engaged in conversation demonstrates that what you think and have to say is still relevant.  The last thing you should be doing as you get older is confirming your redundancy with silence. talking with (more…)