This is a post I wrote a while back and felt it would be worth reposting.
Are you a success after sixty?
Every day we encounter people with stories of success about their accomplishments. And everyday we encounter people with stories of reasons why their life didn’t or isn’t turning out the way they had hoped.
So what is the difference? Why are some successful at any point in their life? Why are some people just missing it?
I’m always intrigued by learning about people who are continuing to search for the next thing to be, do or have; the next person to become, the next hurdle to get over. Or how about the next book they’ll write or the next seminar they’ll organize and run? Or perhaps the next family to impact with their generosity?
There are so many ways to be successful, whether it’s before or after turning the age of sixty.
Recently, I’ve been reading, The Biology of Belief by Bruce H. Lipton, Ph.D. He indicates that the book is written for the lay person, although the first few chapters are rather technical. As a scientist, he lays out the scientific proof of his conclusions.
This is a fascinating book, first published by Hay house in 2008 and the latest edition in 2010. Dr. Lipton, who is in his mid-sixties, is a cellular biologist who has discovered that we are a product of our environment not our genes. In other words, we can be and do what we choose! More about this later. His research and learning about this information have taken more than 25 years. I consider Dr. Bruce Lipton a success after sixty!
How do you measure success? How do you want to be successful? That word is filled with lots of emotion, since it evokes each person’s personal definition of what success is.
What is your definition of success and are you a success after sixty?
What are your feelings about all of this?