Age is Just a Number

Just because we are getting older, doesn’t mean we have to look old as well….I am sure you have heard this before. On my 30th birthday I became down right anxious and very much aware of my age.

Over the months, I learned that a youthful appearance has little to do with age. A woman can keep her youthfulness even in her 40’s just by staying out of harsh sunlight, avoiding stress, cigarettes, eating right, exercising and getting enough sleep. Age is a process of change and measured chronologically. A person’s birthday is often an important event and is in direct relation to the ageing process. I personally do not agree with the latter. However the term “ageing” is somewhat ambiguous. As for myself, I commit to living a healthy, happy lifestyle with balance and moderation and of course all in acceptance of my age.

Ageing is part of being human. It does not mean you should place each person in an ‘ageing box’. I feel 50 sometimes, look sometimes 28 and act sometimes like a 5 year old!  At the end it is just a number anyway and we are as old as we feel and look.

So please embrace your age, stop judging and give each person a chance, no matter what or who he is and enjoy your ageing process 😉

Try a Cliché

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A cliché is an overused expression or an idea of just about anything. It can also be a person or character whose behavior is predictable or superficial. Cliché’s surrounds us, is everywhere and in almost everything! But what the big fuss?

I cut cliché’s out my life, period. It robs me from authenticity. It is bland and freezes my brain as it lacks intellectual conversation and content. It is stagnant and smells. I am sorry, I had a bad experience with cliché’s and it does not serve me or my future!

The best way to get rid of cliché’s is being more informative, creative and descriptive. When you experience the same old drama of cliché’s – such as saying: ‘’I think it was love at first sight!’….instead rather ask yourself: ‘what made me feel that way when I was with my lover or when I think of my lover…..’ Then name those feelings and go into detail how you felt. You will get a better understanding of the love you have within yourself and most of the time, that love is not from the person you felt it from. That love is within you and belongs to you!

We tend to always think ‘from the outside’. Our outer conditions determine our mood and happiness depend on the weather for example….but little do we know if we can create an awareness of what is going on inside of us and acknowledge it, we will notice the immense love we have within ourselves, for ourselves! And we definitely don’t need the weather to make our day or any lover to say the least!

Anyway, this is me trying to share my experience of trying out cliché’s. Next time you hear anyone mentioning cliché’s do yourself a favor and set an example! 😉