As we get older we often become so consumed with trying to overcome the difficulties and challenges that come with age that we forgot the true beauty!
Growing older is not for
sissies but no longer should we allow our abilities or disabilities to define
us. We need to change our current view of ageing by changing our focus from
‘anti-ageing’ to ‘positive ageing’.
This is important as it has
been proven that positive thinking increases the length and quality of life.
Growing up we devote our lives to making money, being successful and living
‘the dream’ and we often forget about the truly important things in life.
We are convinced that beauty
is determined by youth and physical appearance when really it is about our
happiness and appreciation of life. With age comes understanding; maturity and
a wisdom that cannot be taught but acquired through experienced.
Once we reach this magical age we really begin to live. We truly value our
loved ones and see the world as it should be seen - with our eyes wide open!
While we have no
control over getting older, we do have control over HOW we get older.
While we have no control over getting older, we do have control over HOW we get older.
5 positive ways to prolong our lives – the enjoyable way!
EAT – Enjoy the finer things in life. It has been proven that dark chocolate, cocoa and nuts contain antioxidants that can extend your life
DRINK – Try new teas or add citrus and mint to your water. Red wine (in moderation) has been proven to have positive effects on ageing due to a substance called resveratrol
LOVE – Spending more time with your friends and family reduces isolation and keeps the mind and body healthy and happy
RELAX – Make sure you’re getting plenty of sleep and taking time out to rest throughout the week in order to allow your body to re-energize
PLAY – Try something new. Get involved in meditation or a new club