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Are You Old ... In Attitude?

LIVING life quote from Tom Preston Werner

I think most people tend to think about their age as the years go by.

Some people don't let age bother them.

Some people act old their whole lives!

“At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don’t care what they think of us. At age 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking of us at all.”

Ann Landers

Some people even use their age as an excuse. 

They might say …

  • I’m too old to do something new.

  • You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

  • I’ll leave all <that> for the young ones.

These kinds of statements can come from people that really are NOT that old!

Here is what I know …

  • You are never too old to try something new.

  • Age is no barrier to learning something new.

  • There are young people with an “old” outlook, and there are “older people” with a young outlook.

Some supporting facts …

  • Grandma Moses began painting at age 75!

  • Colonel Sanders started his chicken franchises when he was 65!

  • Ronald Reagan became President of the USA when he just shy of his 70th birthday.

  • Peter Roget invented the Thesaurus at age 73!

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” 

Betty Friedan

Don’t limit your options based upon “a number”, instead decide what YOU could do with the rest of your life!

Kevin Dee is the founder of Eagle (a Professional Staffing Company)

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I write these articles with the intent of sharing MY experience and knowledge gained during MY life journey. From the 16 year old joining the Royal Navy, through many incarnations, to the grey haired guy who built a business. If you find a nugget here, then I am happy. If the message offends you then I apologise, that was never my intent. I know and recognize there are many people and groups who have a far bigger challenge than I have had and I only wish you well.