Perhaps the hardest thing to accept is your aging. Each sign of decline is a reminder that you’re moving ever closer to the end, and the closer you get, the more limited your powers and the more likely you’ll be in pain.
Yet accept it we must because, even if you take good care of yourself, decline and end are inevitable.
But it’s a lot easier to say “Accept it,” than to accept it. Perhaps the internal dialogue in my PsychologyToday.com article today will help.