Getting older is not such a bad thing !
Everybody wants to get old , yet nobody wants to be old … getting older is not such a bad thing , once you embrace getting older and get rid of the ‘forever young delusion’ you will find joy and happiness in life !
*Getting older does not have to suck !
One thing is universal , everyone gets older . There’s no other option life provides . Getting old is a fact of life , and there is no reason to hide from it or try to avoid it . Embracing getting older it is the best thing to do. Here are a few tips to make sure you continue to have a great life even as you get older .
*How to embrace getting older ?!
Just because you are older, does not mean that you have acquired all the knowledge there is to acquire . Your brain is like any machine out there and needs regular use to keep it working properly. So, keep your brain active and sign up for a class or read books . Even a crossword puzzle will keep your brain in work . Or start writing ?
Keep an active social circle . Many older people find that they drift apart from family members , as those family members develop lives of their own . You may lose friends due to illness , disability, and even death . Keep making new friends and stay in contact with family.
You’ll be happier and healthier for it . Aging shouldn’t be a time to sit around and grow old ! This is your time to enjoy life and experience new things ! Do something you always wanted to do . Take a cruise , go to Vegas , write a book or start blogging . There’s so much to do ! Give things a go and you’ll find what suits you best .
Even a new pet can bring new joy and be a positive learning experience . Don’t understimate the benefits of receiving unconditional true love form your dog , cat or any other pet . Additional to that amazing feeling of being adored by your pet , you will have to go out for walkies with your little pooch and you’re going to meet a lot new people.
Animal lovers do have a special characteristic , similar to young mothers and their baby chats . You will meet people you don’t know , yet you will instantly have a lot of subjects to talk about . There is a saying …..”animal lovers are never lonely” … and I do believe in that !
Of course , it’s not just a question of attitude . You have to take good care of your body , now even more than ever before . Only in a healthy body a healthy mind is able to co-operate .
Getting plenty of calcium will help you live longer and keep your bones healthy . When there is not enough calcium in your body, it will take the calcium from your bones . Over the years the bones will become weak and brittle which leads to fractures and osteoporosis . If you do not have enough calcium in your diet , consider taking a calcium supplement.Sunshine is good for the calcium level aswell .
We all know , how important vitamins are . The symptoms of vitamin deficiency will normally present themselves when the lack of vitamins is at an advanced level .
Those who don’t get enough of vitamins A , B1 , and B2 for example , will always feel tired along with a loss of appetite . Other symptoms include mental and emotional stress , chapped lips , and other annoying or painful habits .
Anytime you aren’t able to eat the right food , you should always turn to vitamin supplements to give your body what it needs . Supplements and vitamins are one of the best investments you can make , as everyone needs vitamins in their body . Even more when getting older .
Even though you can’t avoid getting older , there is one thing you can control : your attitude about getting older. If you take these tips and apply them , your life will improve.