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Reasons Why Life Gets Better After 40

Reasons why life gets better after 40. From the AOL Partner Studio
Family blowing out birthday cake candles.
Family blowing out birthday cake candles.

The fact that you have spent nearly a half century on this planet doesn’t mean that the best times are behind you! Being over 40 no longer means you’re over the hill, it actually means stuff is about to get good. In partnership with Motrimax™ 12-Hour Liquid Gels, we give you nine cool reasons your 40s and beyond really are your golden years.

You Embrace All Your Imperfections

You might have gained a bit of pudge around your waist, or realized another chin has taken up residence on your face, but at this age you’re more comfortable in your own skin. Sure, you’re going to aim to be as healthy and fit as possible, but once you’re in your 40s and 50s, you learn to love the wrinkles and stretch marks. Imperfection is beauty and you’re living proof.

You Are More At Peace

When you were younger, it always felt like you were moving from one stressful situation to another with rarely any breaks in between. Now, you tend to have things a bit more figured out and you are able to think about the big picture.

You Are Able To Live With Less Fear

At this point in life it’s all about living boldly. You’ve experienced a heck of a lot in your lifetime so you know how things generally tend to play out. This means it’s much easier to let go, be authentic and stop living in fear.

You Stop Caring About What Others Think

At this point in life, caring about what people think is the last thing on your list of priorities. People will always judge who you are and what you’re up to, but after 40 you understand that pleasing others doesn’t amount to much in the larger picture. You’ve lived long enough on this planet to know what and who matters most.

You Are More Conscious Of Your Health

These are your golden years and you’re looking to spend them as health consciously as possible. This includes eating better, staying active by taking walks or playing a sport on the weekend and managing those aches and pains when necessary.

You Worry Less

That popular saying “don’t worry, be happy” has a lot more meaning at this time in your life. You’ve seen a lot and you’ve lived a lot — with a lot more living to do.

You Trust Your Instincts More

Trusting your gut becomes that much easier to do once you’re in your golden years. A combination of lived experience and real-world smarts lets you trust yourself in ways that you never would have considered when you were younger.

You Realize That Your Parents Didn’t Have It Figured Out Either

Once you reach the golden years you come to the conclusion that your parents were making it all up as they went along….and look how great you turned out! This realization -- that no one really knows anything -- makes it so much easier to make difficult decisions.

You Remove Toxic Influences In Your Life

Life’s too short – and in your 40s and 50s you just don’t have the time or energy to deal with negative friends and things in your world. Distancing yourself from toxic relationships and finding a tribe of supporters is so much easier at this stage in life.

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