Here’s What’s Horrible Tell These Guys To Slow Down? It’s not horrible getting old, because you gain wisdom. It’s horrible getting old, because you lose your youth. Unless you watched yesterday’s Mid Life Celebration video post. By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.