Seven Milestones of Life – Outline

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A lifetime may seem like a long time.  However, it does not seem so when we examine it in terms of “miles” and “milestones” rather than years.  Only one person in 10,000 lives to see their 100 birthday.  Most people die within the Age of the Bonus Mile (right after the Age of the Last Mile).

This is an outline of The Seven Milestones of Life.

The Age of Dependency

First Mile:  Up to 10 Years 3 Months  (-9 to 123 months)

The Age of Dependency is the first Mile of Life.  This Mile of Life, or “Age” is divided into two parts.  The first part is Total Dependency and Learning Dependency.


Total Dependency

-9 months to 12 months  (-9 to 12 months)

Total Dependency is sometimes called the “Carry Age” or “Development Age” or Infancy.  It is the Mile of Life when our parents must do everything for us. The first 9 months are in the womb, the second 12 month are in our parents arms.


Learning Dependency

1 year – 10 Years 3 Months (12 months to 123 months)

Our parents must feed us and clean us during this Mile of Life.  We are weaned.  We learn to walk and talk.  We start our education.  This is the best, most natural time to embrace a Vegarian Life (Not Vegetarian) and avoid many health problems later in life.


1st Milestone of Life

10 Years 3 Months


The Age to Discover Sexuality

Second Mile: 10 Years 3 Months – 19 Years 6 Months

Raging hormones awake our awareness of the opposite sex in this, the Second Mile of Life.  We must learn to channel our primal impulses within the rules of our society.  Our ability to think logically and reason starts to develop during this Mile of Life.


2nd Milestone of Life

19 Years 6 Months


The Age of Early Adulthood

Third Mile: 19 Years 6 Months – 28 Years 9 Months

We feel independent in this Mile of Life.  We try to find a comfortable niche within society with our first real job.  In the Third Mile of Life, most will want our own partner and family.


3rd Milestone of Life

28 Years 9 Months


The Age of the Prime of Our Life

Fourth Mile: 28 Years 9 Months – 38 Years 0 Months

We have figured out how the world works by the Forth Mile of Life.  We think that we know what we want.  We raise our children in this Mile of Life, and we plan for our future.  We become aware of the benefits of being a Vegarian (Not Vegetarian) for the lively and vitalizing benefits.


4th Milestone of Life

38 Years 0 Months


The Age in the Middle

Fifth Mile: 38 Years 0 Months – 47 Years 3 Months

Middle age.  Although we don’t feel old during this Mile of Life, the chances of living to twice this age are not very good.  We may start to think “I’m getting older” during the Fifth Mile of Life.  We may have a mid-life crisis, that forces us to evaluate our life and try to make it better, but it is not easy to change because we have to live within the constraints of our work, family structure, and social environment.  Being a Vegarian (Not Vegetarian) becomes a reality for many of us.


5th Milestone of Life

47 Years 3 Months


The Age of our Biological Decline

Sixth Mile: 47 Years 3 Months – 56 Years 6 Months

We start to feel old in the Sixth Mile of Life, but try not to admit it.  We become aware of wrinkles, grey hair, arthritis pains, menopause, and decreased libido.  The Vegarian Life (Not Vegetarian) helps many of us.  Visits to the beauty parlour or the gym may increase in this Mile of Life.  We listen more carefully to advertisements about Cialis and Viagra.  The New Liphe Style (New Lifestyle) helps correct many “life issues!”  We need reading glasses.  We find Nature’s Pharmacy to avoid the doctor and Pharmacy.  We believe this is the last chance we have to make a mark on the world.


6th Milestone of Life

56 Years 6 Months


The Age of Retirement

Seventh Mile: 56 Years 6 Months – 65 Years 9 Months

Retirement. We become eligible for Old Age Benefits in this Mile of Life.  If we are lucky and have planned well, we can stop working and start travelling or doing community service.  If we have not saved enough to afford retiring, we have to continue working.  The New Liphe Style (New Lifestyle) becomes important to our health.  If our health is not good, we now take medicines for diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.  Nature’s Pharmacy is a major source for advice.  For sure we have started taking supplements.  Many have digestion problems.


7th Milestone of Life

65 Years 9 Months


The Age of the Last Mile

Last Mile: 65 Years 9 Months – 75 Years 0 Months

Age of decreased mobility marks the “Last Mile”, except for those following a New Liphe Style (New Lifestyle).  For our friends without New Liphe, the little pains of the Sixth Mile have increased so that now they impede what were normal activities.  Visits to doctors become more frequent.  We may need a cane, hernia surgery, or cataract surgery.  Our age spots are harder to cover.  Our circle of friends starts to shrink as they start to die.  Heart attacks, strokes, and cancer take their toll.  Daily we are checking the Nature’s Pharmacy website for natural cures and home treatments for our friend in this Mile of Life.

But do not let the Last Mile of Life fool you… Harland David Sanders was in the Last Mile of Life when he founded the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chain!


Forgotten Milestone of Life

75 Years 0 Months

Because it is our 75th birthday, most forget that this marks the end of our last Milestone of Life.  That is why this does not count in The Seven Milestones of Life.


The Age of the Bonus Mile

Bonus Mile: 75 Years 0 Months – 84 Years 3 Months or Graduation

Age of assisted living in the Bonus Mile of Life.  Even if we can still take care of ourselves, we may need somebody to help us clean the house, go shopping for us, or prepare our food in this Mile of Life.  We may have moved in with our children.  Health problems become more severe if we are not following the New Liphe Style (New Lifestyle).  We may become incontinent and have to wear adult diapers.  Most people will not live to see their 90th birthday, but we try to help them with advice from Nature’s Pharmacy.


Bonus Milestone of Life

84 Years 3 Months


The Age of the Pre-centenarian Mile

Pre-centenarian Mile: 84 Years 3 Months and on…

The pre-centenarian Mile of Life.  Congratulations!  If you have made this far, it means that you have good genes, fewer or less severe health problems than the average person, and good family support.  If you are still active, you may live to be a centenarian (we do not give advice to Centenarians, we need their advice!). In this Year of Life, life expectancy at age 90 is 3.8 years, and by age 99 the life expectancy drops to 2.1 years. Every day may be a struggle for life.  There can be digestive problems, cardiovascular problems, mobility problems, or immune system problems on any given day.  Nature’s Pharmacy could give you advice, but you have already learned if by now.

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