TOP 50 Things 50+ Year Old’s Should Remember

1.  Love and Laugh often (you never know how long we’ll be here)

2.  Get some exercise every day – it’s good for the mind

3.  Read – it’ll broaden your horizons

4.  Travel – it’s good for the soul

5.  Say I love you and mean it!

6.  Try not to judge others – perhaps you won’t be as hard on yourself

7.  Try to eat as well as you can

8.  Rest when you can

9.  Do the dishes before you go to bed, you’re only going to bed…

10. Listen to your body – you know it best

11. Try to be the best role model for the young

12. Try not to speak harshly

13. Don’t sweat getting older – it happens to everybody

14. Don’t leave the house without presenting yourself the best you can

15. Remember everyone is human and likely to err

16. Patience truly is a virtue

17. Be silly

18. Make TO DO Lists and do them!

19. Try to wake up everyday being glad you’re alive

20. Everyone has an opinion, you don’t always have to share

21. Have an open mind and listen

22. Be willing to try new things

23. Be adventurous – you only live once

24. Have a hobby

25. Be a true friend – it’s not the quantity it’s the quality of everything

26. Moderation in most things is a good idea

27. Try to have a nice word for people you interact with daily

28. Hold doors for others, it’s kind

29. Love your family

30. A true compliment to a stranger should be uttered, it will make their day

31. Enjoy the company of your spouse – otherwise why are they your spouse?

32. Keep a neat home, clutter around you clutters the mind

33. Keep a clean home (it does matter)

34. Enjoy what you eat – it is nourishing your body

35. Don’t be cheap with money or affection

36. Don’t believe you can’t do it

37. Try, try, and try again

38. Always do your best, if sweeping, doing dishes, do it the best you can

39. Enjoy beauty while you’re in it

40. Don’t over-share

41. Remember what you say in anger can’t be unsaid

42. Honor your elders

43. Remember your parents and treasure them

44. Explore your creativity

45. Live consciously

46. Don’t rush through life, it is to be lived

47. Don’t look back, except to enjoy the memories, it’s the PAST

48. Live in the PRESENT

49. Look forward to the FUTURE

50. Breathe

 

© Evelyn Garone 11.6.14

 

 

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About Evie Garone

I am an outspoken woman with independent views of the world. I am spiritual but also realistic. I've successfully raised two men who I've sent off to college and am now following my love of the arts, including painting, drawing and writing. Thus, two blogs, two books I sporadically work on, voracious reading, among other loves keep me busy.
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