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A few years back, I turned 40. I was actually pretty excited. My thirties were really hard work. My kids were young, my husband and I were growing our businesses. I was ready for my forties and reap the rewards. That was until life smacked me across the face when I was 41 with a cancer diagnosis. If that wasn’t enough, the business that I had been growing started changing and not for the better. All of sudden my forties weren’t the cake walk I was looking for.

Fortunately, my cancer was manageable and I am on the road to recovery. But really quickly I had to learn a few things. 1. If I don’t take care myself then I can’t possible take care of everyone else. and 2. Cancer can be a gift. That one was hard to understand. But through my journey I did find some gifts. My husband and I became closer and I realized that I had an incredible network of family and friends that came through for me.

Now, in my mid forties, my husband and I are starting new businesses raising two teenage girls and working hard to keep life in perspective. Aging is invetiable but how we age is up to us. In my head, I am still in my twenties but my body has started to throw hurdles at me. Aging is invetiable but how we age is up to us.

“Wish not so much to live long, as to live well.” – Benjamin Franklin

Living Young is dedicated not to an age but committing to a life feeling the best that we can through our body and mind. We live in exciting times, where enormous amounts of information are provided to us, where new breakthroughs give us the opportunity to live young. We are dedicating this site to information that we have gathered through our journey. We hope you enjoy!