Growing Older Gracefully – Tips to Help You Handle the Aging Process

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Handling Aging Process!

There’s no reason to dread getting older as it happens to everyone. If you know how to handle the aging process, growing gracefully becomes a bliss! Luckily, whatever your age is right now, you’ve never been there till now… therefore as time goes on you will have all kinds of ways to make aging easier. For example, medicine and information have made older life much better, but until you get to that stage the need to handle aging process will not come to mind.

Below are a few aging tips to help you grow gracefully and cope with aging in a positive and capable manner:

1. Eat right

One of the easiest ways to achieve slow aging is by eating the right types of food. This can be done by eating vegetables that are high in antioxidants, which protect our body from oxidative stress. This results in having a body that has clearer skin and ages slower than normal.

  • Eating legumes like beans and lentils are a yummy and easy way to stay looking young. Beans are an amazingly rich source of minerals that will keep your skin looking its best. These minerals help your skin hydrate which in turn keeps you looking young for years to come

2.  Protect your eyes

Grab a fashionable pair of sunglasses and wear them. Wearing a cute pair of glasses can help with looking younger but the biggest benefit is the protection it gives to your eyes and skin. The skin around our eyes is very thin and the sun’s Ultra Violet rays can do a number of damages on that area. Wearing glasses most times will protect the eyes from uv rays and also will keep your skin protected and your eyes bright.

3.  Watch your weight

Watch your weight to keep yourself looking younger. A toned body is a young body no matter what the chronological age may say. Keep active, do some gentle and regular activities such as walking, swimming etc… they are good for your weight as well as your health as it will help you keep your body toned and looking fit, which will take years off of your body and soul. Remember, your bones are not the same as they used to be, therefore do not give them excess to carry!! 😀

4.  Personal health

When aging, there is nothing more important than your personal health. If you feel good, consider what you have been doing and find ways to continue the momentum. If you feel mediocre, look for ways you can personally improve your health. If you feel sick, seek help and do so right away.

5.  Pre-plan for old age

Nothing can permanently stop aging, medical experts can try but your body and mind will not remain the same forever. Therefore, plan ahead! Pre-plan for the time when you are going to need senior services. This may be planning for your retirement home, nursing home or home health care. If you take the time to plan it while you are able to, you are sure to end up in the place that you want to and that will bring you peace.

6.  Keep hydrated

Make sure you’re keeping hydrated. Your body relies heavily on water and if you’re not getting enough of it, your skin is the first part of your body to suffer. This can lead to dry, lifeless skin and premature wrinkles. Not only that, but it can lead to internal problems as well. So make sure you’re drinking enough water each day!

Embrace your age! Do not fight the fact that you are no longer as youthful as you once were. It is going to happen to everyone at some point and the sooner you embrace it, the sooner you will learn to adapt to it. You are smarter and more experienced in life, enjoy it!

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Use these great tips as a way to pave your path toward growing older gracefully. Follow them and look for others to help you on your way. While aging is inevitable, you have the information available and medical access that generations before us didn’t have; use these things to have a great life for as long as you live.

Over to you now, ever thought about growing older? What are you doing to help handle your growing process?  If you have enjoyed this post, please do share the love – leave your comment below and share this post. I love you all!! 😀

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About the author: A wife, mother, worshiper, writer and a business woman of integrity. An advocate for life purpose and passionate about women living their lives to the fullest and on purpose – making impact… having fun whilst earning a living. Remi Badozi is a life purpose coach who empowers women to live purposeful and leverage the power of the internet. Founder and creator of Life Purpose Matters.

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  • Dr Modupe Ejide March 24, 2014, 9:37 am · link'; ·

    Fantastic information woman of God and insight . Stay blessed

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    • Remi Badozi March 25, 2014, 1:23 am · link'; ·

      Thank you very much Dr Modupe. I appreciate your dropping and leaving your comment.

      Blessings to you and yours.

      Remi

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