Why is there wrinkles under eyes when smiling? Where lots of smiles and laughter is exchanged, must be a good sign of happy and fulfilled life – however when the dreaded wrinkles from ageing show up around our eyes. The instinctive reaction is to give up smiling and laughing altogether, in order to save yourself from more smile lines forming around the delicate skin of your eyes. But hold up for a minute, not so fast!
Beauty is only skin deep surely there must be a good reason why fortunes are made selling anti-ageing drugs, creams, Hormone Replacement Therapies, cosmetic surgeries, beauty creams, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. As life-spans are prolonged with the help of medical science, there’s an upsurge need for healthcare and services for the elderly. Since you can’t defy ageing nor are you happy joining the Aged Club, the next best thing is to Age Gracefully.
This involves slowing down the ageing process and staying young.
Ageing gracefully is an investment.
Fight off wrinkles and ailing health starting from today.
Greens and fruits provide vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to boost your body’s immune system.
Grow a garden for healthy, organic greens. Gardening is good for your health. You get exercise, fresh air, and sunshine.
Nature rambles are suitable for fresh, oxygenated air. Bring down stress levels to lessen the strain on your nervous system, It’s good for mental health.
You’ll be saving a life doing so, pet therapy produces good emotions which increase the endorphins in the body. Your immune system gets a boost.
Yoga and meditation enhance life quality through tranquillity, inner peace, and serenity.
Creams and lotions can only go that far, but a combination of healing power through yoga, meditation or prayer is both psychological and physiological. This works on the same principles as Pet Therapy.
Relationships have their baggage, but learning to forgive and move on when things do not work reduces stress. Practice positive anger management.
We all know that frown facial expression breed premature ageing lines like wrinkles, if you go around with a frown all over your face, eventually it will become your permanent face feature. Be grateful for what you have and don’t envy what you don’t.
This is a good way to revenge on ageing by exercising regularly to improve your overall blood circulation.
Drinking alcohol on regular basis means your liver and kidneys are always on the treadmill working overtime to get rid of the self-inflicted blood poisoning. Just a slight reduction in drinking habits will also dramatically reduce stress on your liver and kidney.
When a doctor says,” go and take this pill, what you may not know is the act of taking a pill, triggers a chemical reaction to counter whatever is going on inside your body. What I love about alternative herbal medicines for minor ailments is how these natural moderated chemical reactions assimilate easily to our body. Drugs tend to overload your body with chemical reactions.
If this is too cumbersome to follow, just remember that clean living and peace of mind helps you to age gracefully into the twilight years. You’ll have fewer healthcare costs and thus less stress on money matters. This is graceful retirement. This is The Life!