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Why We Seniors Can and Should Chill Out !

      Photo by RDNE Stock project:        disposable-cup-7020543/ Seniorhood has its pluses- No Deadlines, Less Pressure, Less Stress! I was an awkward self-conscious child.  My mother told me in later years that I would just latch on to her as a toddler and not let go. In early childhood too I was happiest playing at home with my four siblings School brought with it classmates and my first close friends.  Nevertheless, I was happy to run home to my parents, my brothers and sisters, my maternal grandfather who lived with us, our cat, dog, and chickens.  Our house was spacious with a front garden and backyard giving us kids lots of space to run around and play. I was self-sufficient. From the age of 8 or 9 years, reading became my hobby. It introduced me to a fascinating world into which I was happy to enter.  As a child, I read almost all the books in the school library and became a member of another private library