Keys to Staying Young & Happy in 2009
We don't stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing. But the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we're kids.
Well, if you're less than 10 years old, you're so excited about aging that you think in fractions.
So what are the keys to staying young?
"How old are you?" "I'm four and a half!" You're never thirty-six and a half. You're four and a half, going on five!
Then you get into your teens, now they can't hold you back. You jump to the next number, or even a few ahead. "How old are you?" "I'm gonna be 16!" You could be 13, but hey, you're gonna be 16!
And then the greatest day of your life comes. . . you become 21. Even the words sound like a ceremony... YOU BECOME 21. YESSSS!!!
But then you turn 30. Oooohh, what happened there? Makes you sound like bad milk. He TURNED; we had to throw him out. There's no fun now, you're just a sour-dumpling. What's wrong? What's changed?
You BECOME 21, you TURN 30, then you're PUSHING 40.
Whoa! Put on the brakes, it's all slipping away. Before you know it, you REACH 50 and your dreams are gone.
But wait, then you MAKE it to 60. You didn't think you would!
So you BECOME 21, TURN 30, PUSH 40, REACH 50 and MAKE it to 60.
You've built up so much speed that you HIT 70! After that it's a day-by-day thing; you HIT Wednesday!
Then you get into your 80s and every day is a complete cycle; you HIT lunch; you TURN 4:30; you REACH bedtime.
And it doesn't end there. Into the 90s, you start going backwards... "I Was JUST 92!"
Then a strange thing happens. If you make it over 100 then you become a little kid again. "I'm 100 and a half!"
May all of you reading this make it to a healthy 100 and a half!
The Keys to Staying Young & Happy
1- Keep only
. The grouches pull you down.
. Learn things like Keep learning , basic Spanish , Volleyball , how to make fruit smoothies and even magic tricks or how to how to levitate cards ... whatever. Never let the brain idle. "An idle mind is the Devil's workshop." And the Devil's name is Alzheimer's.
calculate math easily in your head
3- Enjoy the simple things in life.
somewhere, anywhere. Even if it is Take a trip , treasure hunting or gold prospecting . Be adventurous.
, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.
5- The tears happen. Endure, grieve,
and move on. The only person who is with us our entire life, is ourselves. heal .
Be ALIVE while you are alive
6- Surround yourself with what you love like your family or even
your dog, , cat and your puppy .
favorite pet fish
7- Cherish your health. If it is good, preserve it. If it is bad, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, then
8- Don't take guilt trips.
or to Take a trip to the mall , even a place where you can your favorite theme-park , swim with dolphins wherever, but NOT to where the guilt is.
9- Tell the people you love...
, at every opportunity. Remember, life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. And while you're at it... get to know that you love them .
Jesus, the man and his work
10- Remember, the key to happiness starts with a balanced diet and regular exercise. So remember to
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