She does not age! How did this become a compliment? We see these well-meaning declarations made across our news feeds every day. The compliment, while well-intentioned, is ultimately a damaging one. Let’s celebrate aging, not “ageless”. Aging is accomplishment.
Is it just us, or is aging really having a moment? Well, it’s actually more of a movement. The conversations around aging are in the midst of a much-needed update as older women are owning their power past 40. Headlines are shifting.
Sometimes I wake up and think I am crazy for starting Better Not Younger, but this is important to me for so many reasons. The bigger mission is about remembering and reinforcing that age can’t stop us. It’s about remembering that we as women become more powerful as we age.