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How To Live A Life Of Happiness

We were both in the hospital a lot last year, and we both had the feeling that we were very, very old. We also wanted to know why we were getting older. This book helps us remember that a lifetime is a very long way away. All you have to do is live it as if it were just beginning.

You may have heard that it is a myth that you “die young.” It is not true. You can continue to live long and happy lives. To do so, you might wish to be aware of a particular psychological phenomenon known as the “false awakening,” in which the conscious self experiences a moment of awareness of age while under the influence of sleep hormones. That awareness may then cause the unconscious mind to perceive life as passing too quickly, a mistaken idea that is often linked to a feeling of anxiety, frustration, lack of joy and unhappiness.

One of the most important lessons to be learned in this book is a simple one: The mind is a wonderful storehouse for mental content (including ideas and memories), so use it to your fullest advantage. What is true for the body is also true for the mind. The mind can and should be used to its fullest potential in order to be more at home during an experience of age, and thus to live a more relaxed, comfortable and happy life.

You will find that it helps immensely when you start with what is in most people’s minds: the idea that age has already passed us by with no purpose. This is a mistaken belief that may be the result of having lived too long in a state of denial or a false sense of security or safety. It does not take much to get rid of it, and the time to make this change is right now.

However, I strongly advise against any sort of “age awareness” therapy, which means that you try to force a change in your age. In contrast, this book will have a much more gentle approach. You can let yourself slowly realize that age is not as hard as it seems to be and that you can get through it with some great joy and good feelings.

The book starts by pointing out that age is a very useful label and also a problem to be solved. As it was stated above, we are going to be in here a very long time. In fact, we will always be here, and our lives will always be more or less the same, and in a sense that is perfectly fine. It is our tendency to want to change everything about our lives now, that is to say, our experiences, our thoughts, our behavior, our values, our habits, etc., all of which we will inherit from our parents and other important sources of our culture. It is in this sense that we are all aging.

“The great mistake people make is they think age is some kind of permanent fact, when in fact it is something we can, and must, change.”

At the same time that we are ageing, that is to say in our mind, we are also becoming more creative, more innovative, more open to new experiences, more receptive and more flexible so that we can get through these periods where we become more old. When we think in one direction, we become older in that direction; when we think in the opposite direction, we become younger in that direction. This may sound a bit confusing, but in all truthfulness, it is quite practical. It can help us to become more confident and more in touch with reality. It can also become a source of great joy when we make these discoveries in our new experiences.

The same goes for people who think that they have not reached your “final” stage in life. They may feel that they have not done enough or tried their best and still want to work on their strengths. For these people, the most important thing is to enjoy their aging, no matter how much it is inconvenient.

If the old are not being acknowledged or acknowledged well enough, and the new are not feeling good enough, then a real revolution may occur.