Over 50 is Not the Time To Slow Down

 

Recently I was confronted with the fact that I am getting older,  What the ^&%%$ !!

I was at a family event and someone said “so and so is getting old”   Now this would not normally alarm me I would just move on…… Except the person they were speaking about was a few years younger than me!!!

I just could not let the group of people go on thinking that age defines who we are.  I am the first to admit I use to think If someone was over 50 they had one foot in the grave and their life was over.

Why is it society  does this?  I admit it is not as bad as it use to be, since we humans are living longer.

Here are a few wonderful things I have found after reaching 50.

  1.  I am more  Comfortable in my own skin-  I am not as self conscience about fitting in.
  2.  I can let things go- I do not dwell on who said what to whom.
  3.  I now know If it is to be it it is up to me to make it happen.
  4.  Life is a journey not a Destination!

For anyone out there that is feeling like the glass in empty, unsatisfied, sad, or lonely  remember  YOU are in charge of your life. Get connected with 5 people you want to be like .  Please remember…… If you choose those just like you now your circumstances WILL not change.

If you are retired, find something to do, volunteer or perhaps become an entrepreneur (you choose the speed to work)  These are great ways to make friends and better yet mentor others.  It is our time to give back to others.

If you know someone that needs to be reminded that Life is a journey not a destination and should be enjoyed at all stops along the way  please feel free to share this with them.

Plans for 2017?

Every year millions of us resolve to  do the same thing,  Lose Weight  and live a healthier lifestyle.

We Vow to do this each and every year, right after we finish that box of yummy chocolates we got for Christmas.   If you are sitting there shaking your head saying “yep, that’s me” you are not alone,   I have been there more times than I can count.

Have you ever stopped and counted the money you have spent on the never ending battle to lose weight? I actually did just that this year, and I was shocked!   If you count the lotions, the potions, this pills, the wraps, the “special food”, the patches  and oh let us not forget all those apps.  It blew my mind I have actually spent  5K (shhh do not tell  my hubby).    The Exercise equipment alone was  ridiculous .  First came the weight set (sits in a corner),  Then came the Treadmill, which did get lots of use however, the Dr said it was bad on the hips.   The Elliptical came next, this I still use.  We will not mention all those “gimmick items that were tossed in between.

The “More Mature” (never old) I get  I am concerned with being healthy.  Healthy, not broke.

If you are finding yourself in this same boat, I invite you to join me over the next few weeks as I share some helpful tips with you. These tips will also be shared in my facebook group please join us as we encourage, uplift and cheer one and other  along.

What if there was a way to Gain improved health while losing weight doing something most of us have been doing daily for years??????