Take 10 Years Off…

Author Becky Due

Today’s Challenge: Take 10 years off your age. Just for today (or longer if it feels good)… if you are 67 years old, today you are 57. If you are 45, today you are 35 years old. And so on… This is internal, your own private little experiment. No need to tell anybody, in fact, don’t tell anybody. 🙂

In one part of my novel, The gentlemen’s Club: A Story for All Women, a group of women, down on their luck, get together and talk about their lives and struggles and what made them make such poor decisions. Then the conversation turns to what they’ve done to improve their lives, and Angie says, “I did something to change my life, kind of. I took ten years off my life. I felt like at twenty-six years old I really hadn’t achieved much, so I decided if I were sixteen, I would feel differently about what I had done in my life so far. I felt young and excited. I made up reasons why I wasn’t in school and had a lot of fun with the fantasy for about a month. Now anytime I need a lift, I pretend I’m ten years younger. It adds a little spark to my life…”

The Gentlemen's Club, A Story for All Women

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