So It’s Your Birthday! ... This a time to be celebrated, don’t bury your head in the sand, go and treat yourself, do something special, something just for you ...
I have always thought of birthdays as something special, something to be celebrated. This does not mean you have to have a big party every year, but do something special, just for yourself.
We celebrate so many events during the course of the year, we often don’t give much thought to the reason behind the event we are celebrating; the event may have far less personal significance or meaning to us than our own birthday, but celebrate it we do anyway and then our own special day comes and goes without a second thought.
Stop Counting, Just Celebrate
So often people choose not to celebrate their special day. Why is this so? The answer might seem obvious, people do not like the aging process, but it is a given, just like death and taxes. Birthdays always remind us that we are getting older, with each birthday another number ticks over, a larger number, an older number. I really don’t care about the number that ticks over each year, for it is exactly that, just a number. Rather than avoiding the subject of birthdays and aging, we should embrace and celebrate it. It is only the fortunate that live long and grow old.
To me birthdays are your own special day ...
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