Many people feel unhappy, health-wise and security-wise, after 50/60 70/80 years of age owing to the diminishing importance given to them and their opinions. But, it need not be so, if only we understand the basic principles of life and follow them scrupulously.
Here are ten mantras to
gracefully, make life after retirement pleasant, enjoy and treasure the
years of wisdom and intelligence at its best.
1. Never say 'I am aged':
There are three ages, chronological,
psychological. The first is calculated based on our date of birth;
second is determined by the health conditions and the third is how
feel you are. While we don't have control over the first, we can
of our health with good diet, exercise and a cheerful attitude. A
attitude and optimistic thinking can reverse the third age.
If you really love your kids and kin, taking care of
and your health should be your priority. Thus, you will not be a
them. Have an annual health check-up and take the prescribed
regularly. Take out a health care insurance coverage.
3. Money is important:
is essential for
meeting the basic necessities of life, keeping good health and
respect and security. Don't spend beyond your means even for your
You have lived for them through out and it is time you enjoyed a
life with your spouse. If your children are grateful they should take
you. But never take it for granted.
4. Relaxation and
The most relaxing and recreating forces are healthy and
attitudes, good sleep, music and laughter. Have faith in God, learn
well, love good music, and see the fun side of life.
It is almost like holding a horse's reins. When they
your hands, you can control them. Imagine that every day you are born
Yesterday is a payed cheque. Tomorrow is a promissory note. Today is
cash use it profitably. Live this moment.
6. Change is
We should accept change it is inevitable.
way to make sense out of change is to join the dance. Change has
about many pleasant things. We should be happy that our children are
7. Enlightened selfishness:
All of us are basically
Whatever we do, we expect something in return. We should definitely
grateful to those who stood by us. But, our focus should be on the
satisfaction and happiness we derive by doing good to others,
expecting anything in return.
8. Forget and forgive:
bothered too much about others' mistakes. We are not spiritual enough
our other cheek when we are slapped on one cheek. But, for the sake of
own health and happiness, let us forgive and forget them. Otherwise, we
only be increasing our BP.
9. Everything has a reason; a
Take life as it comes. Accept yourself as you are and also
others for what they are. Everybody is unique and right in their own
10. Overcome the fear of death:
We all know that one day
to leave this world. Still we are afraid of death. We think that our
and children will be unable to withstand our loss. But, the truth is
one is going to die for you; they may be depressed for some time.
everything and they will carry on.
Regardless How Far The Journey Is OR How Capable We
Are Or We Do Our Best To Be, NOBODY GETS OUT OF THIS
Is Perseverance At Its Best ...