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Seniors: Living with What Ifs

Mar 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The temptation to live with what ifs is a sinister means for redirecting purpose, passion and meaning in our lives. The what ifs proliferate almost daily. They grow like bacteria and spread like fire ants. What ifs are dangerously invasive in our lives when we give them room to take over, to rule our thinking, to shape our behaviors.

Right now, we are faced with a huge tsunami of what ifs. The reminders come hourly via media and the madness of those who are frightened about what may happen next.

To be sure reasonable caution is a wise course, but unreasoned, bordering on hysterical behavior, is useless, unproductive and, down right dangerous.