Originally posted by Prince
as I get older (in my 30's now) I sit and think about what I could of, or should of done 10,15, 20 years ago.
but, life has definitely gotten easier, financially stable, money is not an issue in my life. Whatever my wife and I want we go out and buy, so that aspect is kind of nice.
my health is great, but it's obvious that I cannot do what I used to, meaning injuries come about a little easier, recovery is longer, etc. however I look better now than I ever have.
but, overall I am smarter, wiser and comfortable with myself. The older I get I care less about what others think, and just do what I feel that I need to do in life. I guess the fact that I am happily married helps out quite a bit too.
when I think about being 40, 50 or even 60 it scares me, but when I was 20 being 30 scared me too...so I think it's all relative. as you age you just accept it, and once you hit each decade you really do not feel that it is old. Meaning when your'e 18 years old 30 seems like a senior citizen, but once you reach 30 you realize that you're still very young.
the ultimate thing with getting older has to be wisdom though, you talk to your kids or younger people and just smile inside as you listen to them because you have been there and done that.
the most important thing though is living for today, living in the present. You hear this saying your entire life, but I think it means a lot more as you get older. I can easily look back to my 20's and wish I would have done things differently, but there is no point in living in the past. I can sit and worry about what I will be doing in my 40's or tomorrow, but yet again there is no point in that either. I try and think about today and what I can do today that will make tomorrow better, of course I never forget what I did yesterday either, I learn from that, but I do not dwell on mistakes, I just try and do everything as best I can today.