I just turned 50

Slide 1 of 11: Author Bob Curley details a handful of crucial life lessons he learned between ages 40 and 50.From continuing to play sports to excising negative people from your life, here are 10 lessons Curley, at age 50, wishes he'd learned a decade ago. When I hit my 40th birthday, someone gave me a coaster that read, "If you haven't grown up by age 40, you don't have to." Recently, I saw the same coaster, only for age 50. I think it's imperfect advice at either juncture. We all want to retain our  childlike wonder about life, of course.But there are a lot of "grownup" things that I learned between those two big, round-number birthdays. Here are a few of the most important:

 

  • Author Bob Curley details a handful of crucial