As we grow older we experience a lot of changes in your life like retirement, children leaving the house, loss of loved ones also physical changes. Feeling the best and staying healthy is important at every stage of age which does not vary from having grey hairs. Life is full of challenges and you are also a human being. You have to handle and deal with the challenges as you grew older your challenges becomes difficult.
What is Healthy Aging?
As you get old how you feel depends on many things such as what health problems you have or run in your family and the choices you make also what you do, etc. You have to take care of your health and learn to adapt the positive ways to deal with stress or anxiety, also you can slow down the problems or prevent them from coming when you get old with time. It does not matter when you start adapting healthy lifestyle and make difference in your feeling also what you can do. It’s never too late to change your bad habits into good habits.
Healthy Aging means reinventing yourself as you pass through 60, 70, and 80. It means learning to adapt for change, connected to your loved ones and community, find new things to enjoy, stay physical and socially active. Aging word means that your age is getting old as you are. And it brings fear and anxiety. You have fear like what will happen to your mind? How you will take of yourself late in life? What if you died then what will happen to your wife and children or your wife died what will happen to you?
Learn to cope with change:
It’s important to rebuild your resilience and find ways to cope with change you have. This will help you to make the most of the good times you had once and keep your views whether it’s a tough time you are having. Further below there are things that if you follow them you will have healthy aging:
Be grateful: You should appreciate, enjoy and be grateful for what you have like your loved ones, friends, house, etc.
Accept the things: Some things are in your life that you cannot change so don’t take stress due to it just accept the things the way they are. Focus how you can handle it and limit it in your thinking.
Take a small step: Ignoring the problem is not a way to treat it and also it builds your anxiety. But you should take a small step that work for a long time to remind that you are not weak also powerful and boosts your confidence.
Express your feelings: By burying your feelings you will have depression, resentment and anger. Do not try to deny from what you are going through. You have to express your feeling and emotions in a very proper way.
Healthy Habits you should adapt:
- Eat a healthy balanced diet. Avoid fried foods.
- Quit smoking and drinking habits.
- Avoid the use of drugs.