The thing about getting older and wiser is that you learn self acceptance and that occurs because you no longer give a fuck what people think of you. Once you start to accept who you are, it’s a whole new world. You don’t get those same nerves anymore. Especially if you’ve packed on life experience or traumatic events. The strength builds until you realize that you don’t owe anyone anything. The only person you owe is yourself.
So while you’re busy worrying about your looks, standards, personality, fashion….there may come a time that you may still worry about those things but it won’t be for how the world sees you, but for how you see yourself.