When it comes to aging gracefully, forget the face creams, hair colors and exercises — the physical manifestations others see as we rack up the years. Instead, I prefer to focus on a different kind of trait that others see, one I think trumps the physical when considering how gracefully others are aging and how gracefully I'm aging myself.
That trait? It's attitude. For, as age is just a number, aging gracefully is just an attitude.
So when it comes to having the right attitude as I age, I look to the signs. Signs such as the following ten, which remind me of what’s important, what I need to remember as I attempt to age gracefully... as well as graciously, intentionally, hopefully.
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And the No. 1 sign of aging gracefully, the one I do my best to live by, day in and day out:
What does aging gracefully mean to you?