Too Old to ___


I am having a lot of thoughts about my age these days, and I’m not sure what to do with the thoughts. Should I look for examples to counter them? Acknowledge them and keep moving forward?

C I am 41.
T I’m too old to have a baby.
F Sad
A Feel sorry for myself.
R Not take any steps toward having that baby.

C I am 41.
T I’m too old to start a new career.
F Disempowered
A Feel sorry for myself.
R Not take any steps toward that new career.

C I am 41.
T I shouldn’t be anxious about that job I agreed to.
F Embarrassed
A Cycle in shame about how worried I am.
R Not focus on showing up 100% at that job I agreed to.

C I am 41.
T I should look like I did when I was 25.
F Embarrassed
A Spend time hating my face.
R Spend my time in self-centered loathing.

C I am 41.
T I don’t want to die.
F Terrified
A Think about death.
R Spend my life thinking about death.