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Learning As I Go: Embracing New Adventures After 40

Life begins at 40, they say. And what better way to live it to the fullest than by trying new things? I recently stepped out of my comfort zone and ventured into the world of Top Golf – a decision I'll never regret. It got me thinking about overcoming the fear of trying something new and embracing the journey of learning as we go.

Overcoming the Fear:

Trying new activities can be daunting, especially as we age. The fear of the unknown, the worry about not being good at it – these thoughts can hold us back. But guess what? The thrill lies in pushing through that fear. When I first stood on that Top Golf platform, golf club in hand, I had no idea what I was doing. Yet, each swing became a lesson, and each miss was a step closer to mastering the game.

Dress to Impress Yourself:

Why not try a new style of dress that you've been eyeing for a while? Fashion isn't just for the young; it's a form of self-expression at any age. Take that bold step and wear that outfit you've been hesitant to try. Embrace the confidence that comes with embracing your unique style.

Unleash Your Inner Trendsetter:

Ever caught yourself admiring a fashion trend from afar, secretly wishing you could pull it off? Well, here's your chance. Whether it's a chic hat, vibrant patterns, or statement accessories – give it a try. Life's too short to stick to the same old routine. Be the trendsetter you've always wanted to be.

The Challenge: Try Something New!

I challenge you to pick one activity or fashion trend you've been curious about and give it a shot. It could be salsa dancing, painting, or even rocking a new hairstyle. Embrace the uncertainty, relish the journey of learning, and share your experiences. Let's prove that age is just a number, and the joy of discovery knows no bounds.

So, what will you try next? Remember, the something special happens when we step outside our comfort zone. Here's to learning as we go and making every moment count!

Until next time!

Yolanda M., LMSW

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