5 Ways Aging Gracefully Changes Everything

5 Ways Aging Gracefully Changes Everything

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“The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.”- Audrey Hepburn

I grew up with women who made adulthood look like a prestigious honor. Every time I hit a milestone birthday I keep waiting for my grand invitation into the club.

I’m actually blessed to have a circle of friends who get better with age. We love the wisdom that comes with getting older. We embrace the changes that come our way and keep it sexy.

Society is selling women a lie when they promote the golden age of being a woman. Most women know your twenties suck. I am finally over thirty and I love it. Getting older is a freaking badge of honor and I plan to wear mine proudly!

 My 5 tips on aging gracefully 

True Authentic Self

If you don’t know who you are developing into then you won’t appreciate the fact that you’re improving. The biggest lie we tell ourselves is that we haven’t done enough.

The reality is on some level everyone has an achievement. Acknowledge it and get more for yourself.  Develop you into the real true you, so when you achieve more the age will just be a number.

Share responsibly 

Be stingy with yourself. Be aware of how much you choose to emotionally give to others. We hastily give up portions of ourselves only to realize we have made a mistake.

Attaching yourself to the wrong relationship will drain you and make you feel limited. Feeling limited will make you feel old. (feeling old will make you look old) In the great words of Samantha Jones, “I love you, but I love me more.”

No, is a complete sentence

I had an aha moment when I was watching The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. When Matt Lauer said, “I’m always amazed at what women will do because they’re afraid of being rude.”

Don’t be scared to say what you mean and mean what you say. Doing things you don’t want to do will make you feel stressed and stress causes wrinkles. So if you can’t afford Botox save yourself some money and say no.

Fail, fail, and fail again

Make every attempt to be and do what you want to do. Stop feeling like your time has past and just try. Get in there and do it and if it doesn’t work out laugh about it.

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Live Right 

My beautiful Aunt Lee turned 100 this year. People asked her for advice on how to live to be 100 years old. She simply said “Live right!”. Take care of yourself mind, body, and soul.

Work on becoming a classic work of art. Somethings never go out of style. You never saw Sophia Loren competing with Madonna and there was a reason for that, she didn’t have to! Despite what the mainstream media promotes you’re never going out of style you’re an exclusive one of a kind jewel.

Love deeply, eat whatever you want, go anywhere you can afford.. and leave your mark every where you go. Age ain’t nothing but a number…

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22 responses to “5 Ways Aging Gracefully Changes Everything”

  1. Love this! My 20’s were rough too lol. I’m loving my 30’s for now. Finally feel like I know who I am. Great post thank u wize one!

    1. Thank you for reading!

  2. Love this! My 20’s were rough too lol. I’m loving my 30’s for now. Finally feel like I know who I am. Great post thank u wize one!

    1. Thank you for reading!

  3. Oh my god, absolutely gorgeous ladies! I love the style and your uniqueness <3

    My name is Emma (blog name: Indiana) and I'm a new blogger and my blog is about diys, hot topics, photography – life style and a lot more. Right now I've a post on my blog about "Makeup Shaming" and I was hoping that you could go to this link https://indianajs.wordpress.com/2015/06/16/makeup-shaming/ and read/watch the video and tell me your opinions about this "Makeup Shaming". I apologize if you don't like this type of comment but I would really love to read what you think about this.

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  4. Oh my god, absolutely gorgeous ladies! I love the style and your uniqueness <3

    My name is Emma (blog name: Indiana) and I&#039m a new blogger and my blog is about diys, hot topics, photography – life style and a lot more. Right now I&#039ve a post on my blog about "Makeup Shaming" and I was hoping that you could go to this link https://indianajs.wordpress.com/2015/06/16/makeup-shaming/ and read/watch the video and tell me your opinions about this "Makeup Shaming". I apologize if you don&#039t like this type of comment but I would really love to read what you think about this.

    Once again, I&#039m sorry and I hope you have an amazing day!
    xoxo
    Indiana -/ indianajs.wordpress.com

  5. Yas to all of these tips, especially saying “no” and sharing responsibility. I’ve really been running myself ragged, and this reminds me to just take time to love on me – something I need to do so much more!

    1. Yes… love!! Love and more love!! It starts with yourself and then it flows down to everyone else..anything else is just foolish!!

  6. Yas to all of these tips, especially saying “no” and sharing responsibility. I’ve really been running myself ragged, and this reminds me to just take time to love on me – something I need to do so much more!

    1. Yes… love!! Love and more love!! It starts with yourself and then it flows down to everyone else..anything else is just foolish!!

  7. Words of WIZDOM!!! Great blog!

  8. Words of WIZDOM!!! Great blog!

  9. Awww you are too kind!! Thank you so much!!!

    1. Love it! Your blog is amazing. I love the variety it provides. ☺️

      1. Thanks T’Mara I get concerned about the flow of my post!! Thanks for the feedback!

  10. WOW! congratulations. You don’t look your age at all…and you sound like someone with an awesome personality.
    Keep aging with grace!

  11. Awww you are too kind!! Thank you so much!!!

    1. Love it! Your blog is amazing. I love the variety it provides. ☺️

      1. Thanks T’Mara I get concerned about the flow of my post!! Thanks for the feedback!

  12. WOW! congratulations. You don’t look your age at all…and you sound like someone with an awesome personality.
    Keep aging with grace!

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