They all met in their usual bar for an evening out,
and a good private chat about their issues of interest.
“ What are your experiences of being middle aged
now? “ Emi asked.
“ It’s a bit of a challenge to feel very positive and
maintain my beauty, when I see my ageing face and
body in the mirror every morning “ Ele replied.
“ I find it somewhat demanding to keep so much
active or to think so quickly as before;
sometimes I prefer to take it more slowly in
general “ Mar said.
“ For me it seems to be the emotional side that is
more difficult to handle; many times I caught myself
not feeling so happy as I used to previously “ Cat said.
“ I understand all these issues you mention, because
I feel similarly at times.
But I must say that, I personally see a huge benefit
being at this age now.
I do feel completely free to be myself “ Emi said and
And she did mean it, absolutely.
Twenty – Four Carat
Life can be ambitious and overwhelming when you
are going through the middle age years;
that is between the ages of forty five ( 45 ) and sixty
five ( 65 ) years old.
Some people fight this, while some individuals deny
A number of people get depressed, and some others
become completely confused and puzzled.
But at the same time for many people, this period
can be a very powerful, satisfying, successful and
rewarding stage in their life.
In order to feel really positive about your middle
age years, you need to practise the one and most
important thing for you — and this is Self Love.
This is the time when you need to examine carefully
what direction your life is taking, and work towards
Life is all about moving forward, and experience
whatever is coming your way.
Manna From Heaven
Here are a number of benefits you enjoy at this
twenty ( 20 ) year stage of your life:
a) You feel you have collected valuable experience
and knowledge during the previous years;
and as a result, you can now develop and improve
your life as necessary.
b) You know that each and every day offers you
a new opportunity to love and be loved.
c) You recognise that life is too short;
so you try to enjoy every moment, follow your
passions, and you are really grateful for your
d) You realise that you deserve to live in peace
consequently, you do not allow other people to
destroy your well-being and happiness.
e) You are not afraid to be yourself, and support
your beliefs and the things that are important
f) You still feel you possess the female sex appeal,
to attract other people to you.
g) You acknowledge and value highly your own
worth and qualities;
you do not rely on your external appearance any
more as when you were younger, and you do
like yourself for that.
The fundamental thing to consider here is the
actual freedom you have from now on, like:
1) Not having to try hard to succeed in your
profession any more.
2) Not having to try and please anybody
apart from yourself.
3) Not having to feel guilty about any personal
or professional issues.
4) Not having to compete for anything in your
life any more.
5) Not having to feel stressed and anxious
about missing deadlines.
Believe that now you are at the heyday of your
strength, patience and understanding.
You are free to express yourself as you feel.
You are free to accept your appearance as it is.
You are free to accept your whole life.
You are free to just be.
Growing old is your biggest advantage and benefit,
because not everybody does.
Honour and celebrate your age.
You are here — Now !