The older you get the more likely you are to look back on your life and examine it. You start asking yourself if you made the best use of your time on earth, and you start wondering if you lived a good life. While this sort of reflection is often seen in aging people, it is never too early to start considering what it means to live a good life. The younger you are when you start focusing on making sure you have a well-lived life the more time you will have to make decisions that will leave you feeling like you lived a good life.
So what does a well-lived life look like? This can be difficult to describe because a well-lived life is not quantified by traditional, tangible measurements. Monetary success does not necessarily translate into a well-lived life. Similarly, having a large family or many friends does not guarantee that you have a well-lived life. Instead, a well-lived life is measured by nebulous intangibles that are difficult for other people to quantify. Only you can decide if you have spent your time on earth living a good life. That said, here are four common signs of a life well-lived.