Some of the top 20 tell-tale signs:

Let's Talk - - GETTING OLDER -

1 You start to no­tice peo­ple at work could po­ten­tially be your chil­dren.

2 You suf­fer fools less than you did pre­vi­ously.

3 You start check­ing for grey hairs and wrin­kles.

4 You re­alise you’re older than most of the au­thors, ac­tors and mu­si­cians you like.

5 You start con­sid­er­ing a cruise hol­i­day.

6 You are happy to spend on things you know will last, like a gar­den fence or new flooring.

7 You feel you know more about pol­i­tics than ever be­fore.

8 You book more hol­i­days a year than ever be­fore af­ter re­al­is­ing life is too short.

9 Spend­ing money on chang­ing the car­pets be­comes more im­por­tant than spend­ing money on clothes.

10 At work you care less about speak­ing your mind and ex­ert­ing your au­thor­ity.

11 When you leave the house you are su­per pre­pared for every even­tu­al­ity.

12 You take an in­ter­est in plant names and grow­ing your own veg­eta­bles.

13 You ask for home wares for your birth­day or Christ­mas presents.

14 You ac­cept that the ‘speed aware­ness course’ is bet­ter than three points on your li­cence.

15 You know ex­actly what take­aways/din­ner you like, and or­der the same every time.

16 You in­vest in bet­ter qual­ity pots and pans to up­grade your cook­ing ex­pe­ri­ence.

17 You take up cy­cling in a bid to get fit all over again.

18 You sud­denly start shop­ping in the butch­ers and green­gro­cers. 19 You de­cide to train in some­thing new to prove you’re not too old to ‘learn’.

20 You en­ter a sport­ing race you would have en­tered 20 years ago, to show you still can.

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