Only you can control how growing older affects your body and mind. By incorporating some new ideas you can increase your longevity and have happy and healthy golden years. If you use these tips, you’ll be happier as you age.
Resveratrol is a helpful compound. There is evidence that people who eat very few calories can extend their lives. Better yet, resveratrol is a naturally occurring anti-growing older agent found in nuts and grapes. Resveratrol is found naturally Japanese knotweed roots. It is also present in high levels in Senna quinquangulata, which is a common shrub native to South America.
Encourage your mind to stay active through learning. As you get older, you get wiser so the saying goes; keep your intelligence sharp. Taking a course through your local college or filling out a crossword puzzle can exercise your mind, and make you feel great.
Be a positive presence! It is a blessing to your life to be able to make others happy. A happy outlook is free and contagious. Look on the bright side of things and spread the joy of life to others.
No matter where you are living, decorate it to make it feel like home. As we age, sometimes we feel that our home is not what it used to be. If you recently moved to a new home, you can help yourself to feel more comfortable and relaxed by placing your special belongings in the areas where you spend the most time.
Sleep is an important part of looking and staying young. Try to shoot for sleeping in the range of 7 to 9 hours. Depression and heart-related problems have been connected to people not getting enough sleep every night.
Through the course of your life, your house begins to feel like a safe place. Days may seem longer and more challenging, so you need to make sure that your home is an oasis of comfort and personality you can retreat to. Your home should be a place you feel safe, comfortable and relaxed.
Go easy on powder cosmetics and foundation to protect your skin as you get older. As you age, your skin requires even more hydration than when you were young, making this effect even more apparent. You can make small changes to your appearance with little additions of lip gloss or eye makeup.
Get rid of all of your grouchy friends and keep only the cheerful and positive ones. The more you smile and laugh, the younger you will look and feel. Let go of depressing friends and focus on making the most of life with your fellow optimists.
Make sure you avoid extreme environmental conditions. Staying out in the blazing sun or freezing cold for 12 hours at a time can cause skin damage. Damage can range anywhere from minor burns and chapping to skin cancer.
As you can tell, getting older isn’t that bad. Stay active and take care of yourself both physically and mentally. Discover opportunities in your life to apply these tips and keep living your best life.