I don’t have many failures. If I’m making a cake and it fails, it becomes a pudding.  – Cliffor Crozier 101

Now there’s a piece of advice that we can use at any age.

Image: Swans taking off into the evening light. Similar to living for the day, advice from 100-year-olds.

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But can we use the wisdom of our elders to take to the air sooner?

Do we have to wait to age 100 to truly “get it?”

Today at Ever Widening Circles (EWC), we point you to a wonderful piece that is as delightful as it is inspiring: Four lovely people, who have lived past the age of 100, give us their perspectives on many things.

See if they have a few gems for you!

Lovely things to consider there!

Here are a few of my favorites, before we go out…

Time spent on reconnaissance is seldom wasted and then don’t be reluctant to ask for help.

– Cliffor Crozier, 101

Oh, and one that will ring in my ears through some rough patches from now on…

It’s just that, you keep going. 101 is only a number. You live for the day. As long as I can be helpful, I keep going. A spot of whiskey now and then helps.  – Cliffor Crozier

Make it a great day, no matter your years, and stay open, curious, and optimistic!

~ Dr. Lynda


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  1. “Life Lessons From 100-Year-Olds.” YouTube. LifeHunters, 23 Dec. 2016. Web. 27 Apr. 2017. <www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AThycGCakk>.

Dr. Lynda is a dentist, artist, global traveler, and philanthropist who looks for potential and shares it with the world.