Quotes From "Younger By The Day: 365 Ways To Rejuvenate Your Body And Revitalize Your Spirit" By Victoria Moran

Sometimes customizing is necessary because of an injury or the inability to do, for a short or long period, the kind of exercise you formerly did. When you're used to customizing for fun, doing it under duress won't seem like such an imposition. Either way, experiment until you find activities that make you happy as well as healthy. Choose your exercise using the same criteria you'd apply to choosing a date--that is, attractive to you and able to hold your interest for an hour. . Victoria Moran
In this moment, there is plenty of time. In this...
In this moment, there is plenty of time. In this moment, you are precisely as you should be. In this moment, there is infinite possibility. (17) Victoria Moran
Sometimes you’ll hear, ‘People don’t change.’ This is true more...
Sometimes you’ll hear, ‘People don’t change.’ This is true more often than it ought to be, but listen again: ‘People don’t change.’ It says ‘don’t, ’ not ‘can’t.’ (316) Victoria Moran
Our society on a whole is trained to see young women. There are proportionally far more of them on magazine covers, on TV, and in films than int the actual population. As a result, we have a citizenry taught to see the young and ignore the not-so-young. It isn’t conscious; it’s Pavlovian. (13) Victoria Moran
[G]rowing into your future with health and grace and beauty doesn’t have to take all your time. It rather requires a dedication to caring for yourself as if you were rare and precious, which you are, and regarding all life around you as equally so, which it is. (267-268) Victoria Moran
You'll get younger not from what you read but from what you apply in your life. (192) Victoria Moran
The most reliable topic for small talk is the goings-on of stars whether they’re rising or falling, and whether nor not a particular story is truth or fiction. This is way out of balance. It invades the privacy of men and women who didn’t give up being human when they became famous, and it negates the meaning inherent in our own lives. (300) Victoria Moran
It stands to reason that anyone who learns to live well will die well. The skills are the same: being present in the moment, and humble, and brave, and keeping a sense of humor. (361) Victoria Moran
You know how we’re thinking about food these days, less in terms of carbs and calories than in terms of color, vivacity, and life force? We can do the same with time. Then it’s no longer about having enough of it but about infusing color and vivacity and life force into every moment. (279) Victoria Moran
Did your mom ever tell you, ‘If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything’? She was right—and talking nicely also applies when you’re talking to yourself, even inside your head. (339) Victoria Moran
If you've ever tried meditation and didn't stay with it, I recommend you try it again. Some time has passed. In the interim, you may have developed the discipline of mind or the patience you were short on before. Let these qualities aid your practice. (173) Victoria Moran
When you can see your life in retrospect, the romanticism of how good things once were gives way to the reality that positives and negatives comprise every day and every decade. (235) Victoria Moran
In terms of days and moments lived, you’ll never again be as young as you are right now, so spend this day, the youth of your future, in a way that deflects regret. Invest in yourself. Have some fun. Do something important. Love somebody extra. In one sense, you’re just a kid, but a kid with enough years on her to know that every day is priceless. (418) Victoria Moran
It’s probably unfair to expect the world at large, or even most people, to see us for all we are. It is essential, however, that we see ourselves for all we are. (413) Victoria Moran
When you believe you reflect what is holy and good, you can see more that is good in every stage of your life. (319) Victoria Moran
At forty-three, I bought my first house. I’d wanted one like crazy. A house meant family, a happy childhood for my litttle girl and for the little girl self inside me... . I was soon overwhelmed by the upkeep and overcome by the yardwork... . In the bright light of closing, it was obvious: it was never a house I wanted; it was what a house symbolized to me. (254) Victoria Moran
Life has its rhythm ad we have ours. They’re designed to coexist in harmony, so that when we do what is ours to do and otherwise let life be, we garner acceptance and serenity. (285) Victoria Moran
Just because you’re grown up and then some doesn’t mean settling into the doldrums of predictability. Surprise people. Surprise yourself. (281) Victoria Moran
- Judge less—or at least later.- Give new ideas and images a chance.- Understand that everyone has his own truth or her own.- Remember: you are not married to any belief, opinion, or ideology.- Expect to discover something delicious every day. (260) Victoria Moran
A twenty-three-year-long study in Ohio determined that people who saw growing older as something positive lived a whopping seven and a half years longer than those who didn’t. (356) Victoria Moran