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Aging and Mid Life Crisis

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483

Summary:
Isn’t it time to put into action all the things you dream about? Have
you not spent the first 20 years of your life being trained and
conditioned as someone’s child or student? Followin g all the
instructions and rules set forth before you. Remember those that ended
up rebellious always paying the task masters for that small taste of self
expression?


Keywords:
aging, midlife crisis, mid life


Article Body:
Isn’t it time to put into action all the things you dream about? Have
you not spent the first 20 years of your life being trained and
conditioned as someone’s child or student? Following all the
instructions and rules set forth before you. Remember those that ended
up rebellious always paying the task masters for that small taste of self
expression?

Along comes the next 20 years where we believe that we are putting into
reality our own ideas and life desires. We become someone’s mate,
parent, employee and still keep our place that society has molded for us.
We seem to be performing that wonderful balancing act of keeping everyone
in our lives happy with our choices. Time is passing and something
inside tells us that we aren’t fulfilled where we are in life. That all
these choices have been for everyone else in our lives and not for us.
There must be something more out there! Will someone think you’re
selfish?   It sits in the back of our mind and starts showing up in our
dreams. We try to ignore it and yet we become dissatisfied with the
choices we made. Yet, we have no idea what we would do instead!

Along comes our forties and with it a new found confidence. The ability
to assert ourselves comes to the surface. It’s not always a pretty site
and can be somewhat frightening at first but hang in there because
maturity blossoms. They call it a “Mid Life Crisis” but I like to think
of it as a time frame to create and express who you really are. The
truth and nothing but the truth will free up your mind, heart and soul.
You’re no longer looking for approval. You want real friends, loving
partners and people in your life to know that you’re living life and not
just existing. Don’t just become Aging Baby Boomers.

How do you do this? How do you explore yet meet all the realistic goals
of this aging process? Many of us have no one to ask or to even bounce
ideas off of. The generation gaps are to large and the concepts of what
is necessary for a solid future definitely do not match. We have to
learn to share and outsource our ideas and information. Taking stock of
where we are and the directions we want to take can get that excitement
back in our lives. Set those goals for yourself and share goals with
those you love and share lives with. Skip over the depression stage and
take those thoughts and dreams and find someone to help you turn them
into reality. There are life coaches, financial advisors, therapists,
friends and loved ones who will be able to help guide you and encourage
you on your journey.
 Have the desire to enjoy everyday of your life.

				
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