Q: What’s the absolutely best thing about being your age?
I have learned more from past experiences.
Q: What or who is the greatest love in your life?
Q: How did you mark turning 40? And how did that feel?
Made no difference.
Q: How has your relationship to time changed as you have got older? – Has it sped up? Has it slowed down? When did it move fastest for you?
Not really although I ‘ve grown older I feel young at heart and I like to enjoy myself whenever I have time.
Q: Have your values changed over time? What do you value now?
When I was young, the value of the family was more intimate and more loving, especially between my parents and my sister’s.
What I value now is the relationship with my husband and my children.
Q: What have been the significant points of change in your life so far? – How did these significant points in your life change you?
The most significant point is when I had my children, you grew up with them, and seeing them growing knowing that I did a good job that makes me more than happy.
Q: What was/is your career? Or job path?
I work as an assistant cook in a residential home.
Q: What is the one piece of advice would you give your 20 something self?
Continue studying to archive more in life.
Q: What advice would you give to yourself when you were a young mother?
I really don t know. I think I was always a good mother I took care of my children.
I did not go out to work, but that was a long time ago nowadays, it’s a different story.
Q: If you had a bucket list, what’s your favourite thing you’ve checked off?
One bucket list I checked off is When I went on a cruise with my family.
Q: What gets you up in the morning? What are your motivations?
The excitement of going to work. And to do my job, which I love.
Q: How would you like people to describe you or see you?
Helpful, kind, and goodhearted.
Q: When in your life, so far, have you felt most confident and why?
When I had my children and seeing them all grown up and becoming adults.
Q: What is your favourite trait?
My initiative during work.
Q: It would be really interesting to hear about any ambitions you have for the future?
To travel more now that my children have grown up.
Q: Have these ambitions changed since you turned 40?
Not at all.
Q: How do you think your generation is perceived by other generations?
The new generation see us old fashion.