What we don’t hear much of is that we need to take care of ourselves as a whole being, one who has more to them then just the body. A human being who also has a mind and soul that need to be cared for, a mind and soul that need to be embraced, exercised and made to feel important.
Healthy living advice is aplenty these days. It seems everyone has an opinion on what we should be putting into our bodies and what’s good for us.
Good news! I have been noticing recently that a lot of packaged foods display a round-shaped, Health Star Rating image on the front of the pack where you can see it clearly and also read it without requiring glasses.
Well it happened! I turned 60 around ten days ago and believe it or not nothing unpleasant occurred in the process! I didn’t suddenly gain more wrinkles, have to purchase a walker or a hearing aid, nor did I wake up with any new aches and pains.
I have to finally accept that my fabulous fifties are over and I’m going to be sixty. OMG did I really say that out loud!!
I guess the main point that the Body Image Movement and other more positive campaigns such as under garment brand Bonds advertisements, is that women come in all sizes and shapes and there is no such thing as the perfect body shape.
I asked a group of eleven “mature aged” bloggers for their top tips on ageing positively and here is what they came up with……
Do you ever feel like passion has done a vanishing act from your life and that it really is something for the younger generation to experience? Well I am here to tell you that you can fulfil your passions and I don’t mean the romantic type of passion – unless that is what you really want!
When people ask me what I do for a living I usually answer that I’m semi-retired and work part-time from home doing some web writing.
It is a sad fact of life that society is hung up on youthfulness and the quest to stay forever young.