Here’s something that has really been on my mind recently: birthday celebrations, specifically the big 40th. I have attended at least three of these in the past month and have at least four more to go, including my own, before the end of this year. What is it about ‘40’ that seems so different and more monumental than any other age? I certainly don’t remember attending near this many 30th birthday celebrations.
Could it be that women finally really do want to celebrate their years of wisdom and beauty on the earth and it takes about 40 years to realize that? I also have had a few friends that decided to just “lay low” til the birthday passes and were definitely not happy about the day or the age. What are your thoughts on this? If you are over 40, how did turning 40 make you feel? Did you celebrate or hibernate? And if you are not yet 40, how do you think you’ll feel and what are your expectations? Do you have big plans? And if you have a really creative party ideas share them…mine’s quickly approaching!