Living Well

Keep a young head on ageing shoulders

However old you get, always maintain a childish delight in doing new things, even if you do it badly

There are few personal qualities I admire so much as a childlike willingness to try and to learn new things.

I am 55 years old, but I can still remember clearly the delight I took as a child in mastering new skills.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 20, 2019, with the headline 'Keep a young head on ageing shoulders'. Print Edition | Subscribe