Seniors 100+ Years Old Share Secrets for a Happy and Successful Life


Happiness and success can be elusive.

But, finding meaning and a purpose in life is generally what leads to happiness. And when you find your purpose and lead a happy life, who is to say you are not successful?

We all want that by the time our time on earth comes to an end, we will have lived an incredibly full life. We want to be able to look back at our lives and say, “Yes, this was a jolly ride!” We want to have no regrets in our sunset years; only joy and satisfaction at how our lives turned out.

If this is something you would want, then it pays to learn from those who have actually lived full lives to a ripe old age and can honestly say that they have enjoyed a happy and successful life.

Of course, no-one can rightly expect to be happy all the time. But, if you are deliberate about how you live your life, you don’t have to fear old age. If you stay mindful of your mortality, you can take steps to ensure the entirety of your life is summed up as happy and successful.  


Your Life’s Totality Can be Happy and Successful


Viral video sharing site LifeHunters asked three centenarians what their most valuable life lessons were, and also their regrets. The conversations that followed were remarkable.

The 100-year-old plus senior citizens talked about the importance of family, people, relationships and love. Their view on life, as an elderly citizen with a lot of experience is truly an inspiration and motivation.

With musings such as “I don't have many failures; if I'm making a cake and it fails, it becomes a pudding,” to observations like “Nowadays people give up too easily,” and advice like “Talk to your parents,” this is probably the best 13 minutes you’ll spend watching a video on life lessons.

Check out the video below to learn secrets for a happy and successful life from seniors with more than 100 years of experience.



10 Success Secrets for a Happy Life


From the deep wealth of wisdom these centenarians share, here are our top 10 takeaways for a happy and successful life from  the100-year-olds.

  1. Take care of your body eat well, exercise and stay active.
  2. Study and be serious about it.
  3. Be of service to others by giving of your love, time, and resources; it helps others and makes us feel good. Always remember we will reap what we sow so do lots of good.
  4. Be humble and independent, but don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it.
  5. Forgive others and yourself we all make mistakes that’s how we learn. Let go of the hurt so you can heal and don’t go to bed angry.
  6. Do things that make you happy daily.
  7. Whatever you’re doing give it your all and don’t waste your time. Work toward your goals.
  8. Don't give up on first love. Find the right partner marry to live together if you are happily married that is the finest remedy for all illness because everything is in perfect harmony.
  9. Make the most of your marriage and don’t give up on your spouse, give it your all. Help each other, be loyal and faithful.
  10. Be respectful to everyone and do the right thing with people, and the things you’ve been blessed with.

What were your biggest takeaways from the video?