During this last year in my 40's, I checked items off my list, changing it up a little as the days went by. I had a really great time with my list. Now, I am down to two items left. One is pay for a stranger's lunch, which shouldn't be to hard. The other is create a "My Words To Live By" motto for myself.
My motto will help me focus on living my life to the fullest. I plan to Dream Big, Set Goals and Take Action. Life doesn't end at 50, it is just the beginning of another great phase in my life.
Now that I have found my passion, a new career, and created my Words to Live By Motto I can look forward to my next 50 years enjoying life!
Enjoy Life - I will enjoy life by being carefree, spontaneous & adventurous. I will explore and travel. I will try new things. I will devote time to myself, my hobbies and my passions.
Be Inspiring - I will strive to be inspiring others, and teach others by sharing my passions.
Embrace your age - I won't fight aging. This is a very powerful concept — letting go of your younger self, and embracing and loving your aging self. Treat myself with kindness and respect, and take care of me — body, mind and soul.
"At 50, you learn the value of being passionate about something -- a lover, a career, your life. Passion is what makes you jump out of bed every morning, makes you love every moment in the day." -- S. Mitchell
And when I start to get that daunting feeling, I will remind myself of my motto, and remember the 50 great things about women over 50!