Comfortable attitude at [ANY] Age

Greetings dear one!

This morning I saw something in a WhatsApp group I’m a part of that is focused on healing of the mind and body. It was a wonderful set of “beatitudes” that I felt were worth sharing. Now, this originally came from someone who was over 60 and heading toward 70 and was titled “Comfortable attitude at Old Age”, but the wisdom held in these timeless words of wisdom that come from a long lived life were truly applicable to any age and the sooner the better! Enjoy, share and comment!

I asked one of my friends who has crossed 60 & is heading to 70. What sort of change he is feeling in him?
He sent me the following very interesting lines, which i would like to share with you all…..

  • After loving my parents, my siblings, my spouse, my children, my friends, now I have started loving myself.
  • I just realized that I am not “Atlas”. The world does not rest on my shoulders.
  • I now stopped bargaining with vegetables & fruits vendors. After all, a few dollars more is not going to burn a hole in my pocket but it might help the poor fellow save for his daughter’s school fees.
  • I pay the taxi driver without waiting for the change. The extra money might bring a smile on his face. After all he is toiling much harder for a living than me
  • I stopped telling the elderly that they’ve already narrated that story many times. After all, the story makes them walk down the memory lane & relive the past.
  • I have learnt not to correct people even when I know they are wrong. After all, the onus of making everyone perfect is not on me. Peace is more precious than perfection.
  • I give compliments freely & generously. After all it’s a mood enhancer not only for the recipient, but also for me
  • I have learnt not to bother about a crease or a spot on my shirt. After all, personality speaks louder than appearances.
  • I walk away from people who don’t value me. After all, they might not know my worth, but I do.
  • I remain cool when someone plays dirty politics to outrun me in the rat race. After all, I am not a rat &neither am I in any race.
  • I am learning not to be embarrassed by my emotions. After all, it’s my emotions that make me human.
  • I have learnt that its better to drop the ego than to break a relationship. After all, my ego will keep me aloof whereas with relationships I will never be alone.
  • I have learnt to live each day as if it’s the last. After all, it might be the last.
  • I am doing what makes me happy. After all, I am responsible for my happiness, and I owe it to me.

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