Don’t put it off

January 12, 2014


If I had one piece of advice to give to younger people, it would be this:

Live your life along the way. Don’t wait. Have as many fun and interesting experiences as you can have every single year.

Yes, there will be times when you have more money and less money.  So what?

Many adventures are free. Have them and start when you’re young.

I know people who learned this the hard way.

To my fellow Boomers, I can only say this: yes, we’re getting old but we don’t have to act old.

Some risks still make sense. Take them. Stay young at heart.

young heart

There are two types of people: Those who wade through life and those who take the plunge.

Which one are you?

This post dedicated to Charlie & Sid, two people I knew years ago who left us last week.

11 comments on “Don’t put it off
  1. Yes…life is short! Smile, laugh, enjoy the little things…take time to notice life around you….one day at a time…have joy today! Good thoughts, Carol!

  2. A year and a half ago my husband and I made a serious decision about our future. There’s been a hiccup or two but overall we are living this out in real time. Life with no regrets. That’s living!

  3. Kay Lynn says:

    You are so right. I think there’s a balance between planning for the future and living your life. It only becomes clearer as you get older and see that life may not be as long as we think or want.

  4. Julie Phelps says:

    Good advice. Tomorrow may never come so do not wait for it.
    Did you see the TED video “Hackschooling”?
    Concentrating on growing up happy and healthy seems to create a person who fully participates in each day of life while being an active contributor to the community. Win-win.

  5. Susan Cooper says:

    This is such wonderful advice to not only younger adults but anyone. So many people forget to truly happy. 🙂

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