Handy Tips To Stay Younger Longer

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Guide for Stress-Free Life Past 50


Today, there are about 10,000 baby boomers that will turn 65 each day. This will happen for the next 17 years. As more of the post-World War II babies are getting old, it pays to plan ahead and anticipate the inevitable—aging. There are lots of issues that come across the mind of a baby boomer. If you are among the people that are worried about aging, here is a guide that will help you stem the tide.


Accept the situation

It is a bit hard but accepting the fact that everyone grows old will help. If you know how to age gracefully it will give you better grasp of the situation. If you are able to accept that there are things that happen you are more equipped to deal with it by anticipating the possible changes that will happen. You will not be able to make the right moves unless you are able to accept that you are getting old. Getting old is not a bad thing as long as you look at the situation positively. A lot of people are showing symptoms of anxiety because they are worried of the future.


Uncertainty is not bad

Much of the stress of getting old is anchored on the uncertainty that elder people are suffering. Uncertainty is a product of being unprepared. We all know that we are not going to be young forever, that is why we have social security and retirement plans to prepare for what comes next. Looking at uncertainty in a way that it is positive will make it more palatable and it will give you a better understanding of what you have to do to make things better as you ride off to the sunset of your life.


Have a great support system

There are a lot of studies made about this and the results are the same. Having a great support system will make you deal with the situation better which can lead to better quality of life, less stress and even make your life longer than expected. Now that you have an empty nest and you are no longer working like you used to, prioritize your time with friends, family and the community. You can also get a lot of comfort being around pets which can help you cope with the changes and the things that happen in your golden years.


Make more money

One thing about aging is that you are no longer earning like you used to. Sometimes, you are just limited to what social security or your pension is giving you monthly. You are really in a tight bind if you just rely on these income sources. Why not spend you idle time working for money online. There are lots ways to earn money online by exploiting your marketable skills. You can create tutorials and link it with websites that offer affiliate programs so you can earn while teaching new folks how to do some tasks.


Don’t look your age

Part of the solution of coping with aging is not to look your age. Try to dress with the current fashion. Surely your children or your grandchildren will have something to suggest what you can wear, which are appropriate but will not give people an idea of how old you really are.


Go out more often

Enjoy your time outdoors and never let your life run out on you indoors. This is the time to enjoy life and learn to find time live in quieter and greener areas away from urban bustle. Plan trips to the country and find happy places where you can relax and enjoy. Just don’t forget to do some exercise that is allowed by your doctors.


There is a lot of stress happening because baby boomers are seeing that they are indeed aging. There is a strong resistance that they may not able to make it, the finances will run out and they may even suffer from dementia. If we come prepared to the battle, uncertainty about aging would not be as bad as we imagine it to be. Let the ‘morrow worry of itself and do things that will make the future worthy today.



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