"The Older I Get The More I Realize" : 9 Positive Aging Sayings

“The Older I Get The More I Realize”: 9 Positive Aging Reminders

"The Older I Get The More I Realize..." : 9 Quotes About Positive Aging
There’s a wonderful movement going on right now for “Positive Aging.” 

“The Positive Aging Movement” is when…

  • You embrace a positive mindset about growing older.
  • You view your later years as offering up an enjoyable part of life.
  • You are determined to live fully no matter your age –  trying to stay social and active for as long as you can.

Research states that having a positive attitude about aging can actually be good for your health!

In particular…a 2002 study by Yale University researchers reported that seniors with a positive attitude about aging wound up living 7.5 years longer than those who had a negative view on aging.

I’m 58 years young -and I personally have positively found that life keeps getting better and better for me.

I write about how my life got better after 50 in an article here – as well as here.

The Older I Get The More I Realize: Quotes About Positive Aging

But I digress!

I am sharing this blog post today because I held a contest!

Fill in the blank:

“The older I get the more I realize……”

I invited people to share their positive aging reminders.

I explained that I would pick the best responses which I’d then design into quote posters to share in social media!

I created this Aging Gracefully Contest for 2 reasons.

I wanted to  celebrate the awesome side of aging.

"The Older I Get The More I Realize" (9 Reminders About Positive Aging)
I also wanted celebrate my new longevity book LIFE IS LONG – from Random House – which offers cutting edge longevity research to help you live longer – and younger!

Below are some of the many wonderful responses I received from my community on Facebook and Instagram.

If you have a “fill in the blank” answer you want to suggest, share it down below in the comment section.

Although the contest is over, I still might turn your response into an inspiring age postive quote poster!

Positive Aging Quote #1

Quotes About Positive Aging

The older i get the more I realize the importance of walking away from people and situations which threaten my peace of mind, self respect, values and self worth. – Karen Salmansohn

Positive Aging Quote #2

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The older I get the more I realize perfection does not exist and most of the time “good enough” is good enough. – Candace Edwards

Positive Aging Quote #3

The older I get the more I realize if you’re patient enough to wait through disappointment, there’s always something better on the other side. – Hayley Cagan Kamis

Positive Aging Quote #4

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The older I get the more I realize it’s not how pretty you look, it’s how beautiful you feel. – Carol Canfield

Positive Aging Quote #5

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The older I get the more i realize how much time have wasted worrying about things I could not change. – Carol Flowers

Positive Aging Quote #6

 

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The older I get the more I realize that we’re all just winging it. – Russ Roy

Positive Aging Quote #7

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The older I get the more I realize that life is a series of missteps that bring you toward your true destiny. – Mon Mckee

Positive Aging Quote #8

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The older I get the more I realize that stuff is not as important as the people in my life. – Michelle Gall

Positive Aging Quote #9

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As I get older I realize sometimes that bad things that happen to us wind up putting us on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us. – Karen Salmansohn

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Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.

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