Healthy aging does not only relate to being physically fit, it also comprises of a sense of purpose and passion for life. As we age, we undergo numerous kinds of major life altering events, such as physical changes, deaths of the people you love the most, loss of job, etc.
The manner, in which we handle these major changes and customary everyday stresses, are the solution to aging well. Aging in a healthy way denotes constantly reinventing oneself including:
- Discovering new things that you get pleasure from
- Learning to acclimatize with transformation
- Keeping yourself physically fit and socially active
- Being constantly linked with your community and the people you love the most
No, we are not talking about the Middle Ages, but the time in your life when you are not as young as you used to be but not ready for the cane just yet. You are actually in the prime of your life, so strive to let people know it.
When you hit 40 and 50 you are in a unique position. This is usually the time when menopause hits women and bone loss and muscle depletion hit everyone.
It is also the time when you can turn things around for yourself both physically and mentally. Think of yourself as being in transition. The best is yet to come. Continue reading
As people live longer and longer many of us search for a way to slow down the effects of aging. Many people use different creams and gels or go as far as getting surgery in order to keep their youthful appearance. However, there is a holistic approach that we all can use when it comes to aging well.
Holistic medicine, unlike the creams and gels, treats the hidden, underlying cause for the problem and not just the apparent symptoms of the problem. While we will never be able to stop the aging process itself, we can use holistic medicine to slow it down.
The skin is the largest organ in the human body and is easily impacted by day-to-day factors. The truth is that you cannot have good skin if you are not eating right, getting enough sleep, or are under a large amount of stress. Continue reading