You choose how to change your life by choosing how to think about yourself, the story you tell yourself about who you are. Your choice.
Truly intelligent people are inclined to admit what they don’t know, and truly stupid people are inclined to think they have all the answers.
The truth is I still look at other old people and see them as old. That negative characterization is ageism.
My new influencer could be a chubby seabird with greasy feathers that can’t fly. Yes, I’m lowering my expectations.
I could be wrong about everything. It’s a liberating idea. Righteousness is trendy. It feels like rebellion to freely admit my ambivalence.
Thinking on the grid extrudes new information so it looks a lot like the old information I already think I know.
Billie Best reads 57, a poem she wrote for herself on her 57th birthday.