Things My Parents Forgot To Mention About Aging
I celebrated a milestone birthday this year and with that came an overload of emotions I was under-prepared for. I dealt with it the best way I could; ice cream and Lifetime movies. I was visiting my parents when I decided to ask them if what I was experiencing was normal.
Good news, I wasn’t completely losing it! Well, the
After confirming my sanity, I decided it may be in my best interest to ask for additional information on aging that perhaps I should be aware of.
Snap, crackle, pop. That’s the sound I make when I get out of bed every morning. I think it’s safe to say that as we age, our bodies don’t bounce back as quickly as they did once upon a time. Although the sound effects have become a part of my daily routine, incorporating daily exercise can help prevent or delay diseases and
What is the definition of lonely? Oxford Dictionary defines lonely as, “Lonely: sad because one has no friends or company”. Our careers provide us with a constant source of daily interaction that begins to dwindle at retirement. Loneliness triggers as our spouse and friends begin to pass away. So what can we do to beat this? I read that owning a pet can be a good option. Pets have the ability to offer companionship, reduce anxiety and loneliness, and provide a comfort system.
Just Relax? My life is structured Monday through Friday. I know where I need to be, what to do, and how to get it done.; my life currently has
“We get a lot of our happiness from purpose and meaning in our lives,” writes Chicago psychologist Elizabeth Lombardo. There are inevitable parts to the aging process; health problems, loneliness