As we age, our mind and body changes also. This plays an importance on our need to stay healthy. Regular check-ups with our doctors become more frequent along with the prescribed medications, physicals and eye exams and much more.
This may seem overwhelming, but the natural order of how we age stresses the importance of how diligent we are in staying on top of our overall health.
Most doctors will agree that making your health, both mentally and physically, a top priority is the key to living the happiest and longest life possible.
This article is dedicated to the seniors of our world, the very same who built our great country with values and work ethics that we have all come to appreciate. Senior Protection wants you to become as healthy as possible while looking and feeling your very best.
Before we begin with the topic of “Staying Positive” as a part 1 of our healthy lifestyle article, please understand it is important to seek the advice and approval from your healthcare provider prior to taking any drastic changes to your diet or exercise.
Keeping A Positive Mindset
The power of the mind is one of the most important things to remember. Staying positive and hopeful, despite the obstacles you’ll face, will help you not only learn to cope with the changes in your life, but it will reduce stress and anxiety which will lead to a longer lifespan.
Taking things for granted comes too easy for many of us, like a creature of habit we tend to dwell on the misfortunes that we deal with. Instead of accepting and moving forward it becomes a part of our life that brings us concern, fear and for some depressing moments.
Consider documenting the important moments (happiness) in a journal that documents your day-to-day life, and pay extra attention to the blessings in your life and its many joys.
Remember the grass is not always greener on the other side, think of what we have instead of what we don’t have, and importantly the people we love and in turn loves us.
Stay positive because you and your family deserve to be a witness of a smile once in a while. 🙂
Voice Your Feelings
Never bottle up your emotions especially from the people you love and appreciate. It’s absolutely normal to feel nervous or scared about the present and the future, but hiding your true feelings can lead to bitterness, anger and anxiety. This is not healthy for anyone..
The ability to process emotions in a healthy way is by being honest and open with the people you trust most. Never, ever feel too embarrassed to use your voice and express your feelings. Without a discussion there is no outcome or solution to a problem.
Release & Accept What You Can
Learn to let it go. There’s no real point in stressing about the things you cannot change, do you agree ? Instead, identify the areas in your life that are beyond your control and learn to let them go.
Become the master of your body and mind. You and you alone can make the changes for a healthier and happier lifestyle.
Believe me, I understand, easier said than done. Take one step at a time and make an honest effort into a positive mindset. Who knows, it can drastically reduce your stress levels and possibly free up time to improve the areas of your life that you can control.
Look for our next blog on “Focusing On Prevention”
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