Not many get the privilege in life to ascend to their old age. We all will eventually grow old one day or the many people take stress just by thinking about it as they won’t be young and cheerful like they are now. But, we believe age is just a number and it totally depends upon you how you keep yourself young, happy and happening throughout your life. Someone has rightly said that “Some people are may be 25 but act like they are 70 but some who are 80 act like they are still young”.
Isn’t it great that you have reached the golden years of your life? Shouldn’t it be celebration? If you are still a bit confused how to make your life happy and happening then we have a few suggestions that will help you to keep yourself happy, healthy and glowing.
Here are great life tips that will help you to grow into your old age gracefully:
Learn something new every single day
You need to always keep your brain alert and attentive. Let the learning process continue no matter of what age you are. Learn a new language, skill, instrument and sport. If you like to cook then initiate by taking a small step today which could be as basic as baking a cake. Research and studies have proven and shown that doing something different from the regular activities can help you to improve your memory.
Laughing can help to lower the stress hormone of the body known as cortisol. Researchers have shown that laughing often can lower the problem of heart illness. Laughing is the best medicine and there is a direct connection between happiness and lower risk of heart illness. So, laugh as often as you can, as much as you can to live a hearty and happy life.
You are never too old to take care of the way you look
Just because you have aged does not mean that you cannot live in style. Looking good make you feel even better. Go out for those comforting spa sessions, indulge in a little makeup, and drink plenty of water. How about a great haircut and that would help to transfer your face and you can even go for a change in hair color. A nice hair color will revive you back to life. Change is mandatory so embrace your new life by making a little change here and there.
Keep yourself updated
Search the latest trends on the internet, release of a new music album, finding a new and cheap deal on food, clothes and merchandise. Stay updated with your presence on social media channels and stay abreast of all the events that are happening around you. In the old age, after retirement some people just seem to lose the zeal in them to live and lead a cheerful life. If you keep yourself updated that would help you to keep in touch with the world and you will get something to look up to every day and be cheerful about it.
Have a strong sense of purpose
During the early years of our life we have a purpose to accomplish and an agenda to fulfill but in the later years many lose the purpose and deviate from the ambition to do and achieve something. Being ambitionless is the worst feeling and it could make anyone feel depressed and lowly about themselves. Don’t let yourself ever feel this way! Always stay connected with your friends and family. Meet your loved ones more often, go on outings with them.
Genes contribute to almost one-fourth to one-third of your longevity and you all know that your health is solely dependent upon you. Exercise daily not just to lift your body but your soul too. When you exercise your body releases feel-good hormones also known as endorphins. Runners call this feeling as runner’s high. With growing age many people face problem while walking, they are not able to walk properly and carry themselves from one place to another and that is what keeps them demotivated as they start thinking about themselves as burden on the younger people. If there is something that bothers you then there is the facility of mobility scooters that will help you to move around freely and happily. If there is a will then there is always a way!!
Rohit Bimbrahw is currently working as the Project Manager at Home HealthCare Shoppe; the medical supply extension of Port Coquitlam’s Wilson Pharmacy. At Home Healthcare Shoppe, we believe that with great health and wellbeing, anyone can live a fun and purposeful life.