Lunchtime Trivia Today was a delve into what is best about some of our senior years. With the Question: Multiple studies say we hit our peak at this at 60. What is it?
It is not typical in Today’s society to think anything peaks at 60, though there were plenty of guesses, but according to many different bits of research the Answer is: Self Esteem
“Self-esteem first begins to rise between ages 4 and 11, as children develop socially and cognitively and gain some sense of independence. Levels then seem to plateau — but not decline — as the teenage years begin from ages 11 to 15, the data show…
“self-esteem appears to hold steady until mid-adolescence. After that lull, Orth says, self-esteem seems to increase substantially until age 30, then more gradually throughout middle adulthood, before peaking around age 60 and remaining stable until age 70.”