There has always been a buzz about turning 40. Some people call it big 40 and the phrase “Life starts at 40” could not be any more popular. Well, I have recently turned 40. Today, I have lived for exactly 40 years and a week. I spent the days that led me to this number by figuring out what’s special about turning 40. In the next few weeks, months and years, I know I will appreciate it more. Today, I just want to take a snapshot of how I feel while I am fresh in my 40s.
The pandemic and the quarantine protocol were on my side as it gave me a great acumen about life. This is my second birthday in quarantine, meaning I, as most people I know have, spent more than a year at home, tinkering with mundane stuff, going through a very limited routine and doing a bunch of insightful activities I can think of. Either way, I think I would have thought about it deeply just the same even without being quarantined.
Here are my thoughts, and tidbits of wisdom you might find useful. What’s special about turning 40? Being 40…Continue reading “What’s Special About Turning 40?”