Note to self: Yes, put some effort into looking as good as you can as you age, and by all means stay as healthy as possible, but please, PLEASE do not focus too much on the superficial or cling too desperately to your appearance or even to your life itself.
I am in NYC for 2 days, spending a little time with my daughter. We have had some great talks. One topic we really examined – making big life changes that always involve giving something up.
If a change is in the interests of greater personal peace and fulfillment, there will be more to gain than to lose, but it is still natural to wish we could cherry pick the past and choose what we save from it. Continue reading