Who says we have to buy into age? What is the true meaning behind, “just act your age”; really what does that look like? Yes, growing up blesses you with wisdom, but with wisdom wouldn’t you think it should make you feel happy, young, and content? Knowing you are learning as you go, should bring on a childlike attitude, as you have obviously conquered something and gained from it!
A feeling of relief; you made it through another one of life’s challenges and gained so much from it! When this happens to me, the feeling of jumping up and down and doing cartwheels comes over me with gratitude! This may seem immature to some, but to me it is like a rebirth!
I’ve learned over time, that it is okay to feel young even if you are getting older in a number. I don’t look at growing older as an age; it is truly just a number. A number of years you are experiencing more wisdom. Just like in a job interview, when the recruiter is asking you, “how many years experience do you have?” They don’t ask, “how old were you when you did this, how old were you when you did that?” Really? What does it matter? It is just about a number! Another way of looking at it, Legends in Sports are always referred to as their number! Their number gets retired, not their age!
I also refuse to “grow up”, in a stereotypical way. I have embraced the fact, I will constantly learn something every single day, no matter what number I’m at in my life. I will not fall into the trap; I want to enjoy every single day learning and welcoming the gifts of life, without the pressure of sticking to this concept of having to know it all by a certain age.
Don’t grow up, it is a trap! Erase this concept from your mind of knowing it all; instead enjoy your path, enjoy the adventure, and enjoy each day! No pressure!
With Good Vibes Only – Don’t Grow Up, It Is A Trap!