There are a variety of simple things we can do to age gracefully, beautifully and healthily. We can choose to eat a healthy diet, include protein in every meal. We can stimulate our senses; indulge in the sensuous odor of lavender for instance.
We can choose to attain a healthy weight loss if we are overweight. Study the issues that effect women’s health.
Practice natural skin care. One of the biggest issues is dry skin. Learn how to smother your skin with natural anti-aging vitamins and anti aging cosmetics. Don’t just smear the cheapest available creams and cosmetics on your face.
Learn how to be stress free. Or, at least learn how to control stress. And be happy. Happiness is not a gift; it is not a given talent. Happiness needs to be pursued. Go after it; make it your own. Grab it! Seriously, you can choose to be happy. It is your ability to do this. And, you will live longer and healthier.
There are common agers: insulin, cortisol and human growth hormone.
Dr Barry Sears has written much about these hormones and how you can control them naturally. Check out his books from the library. He is an expert in the hormone field.
Free Radical Damage.
Free radicals are molecules that destabilize oxygen. The can enter the body by the air we breathe, the food we eat, and even our own bodies creates them. They attach to our cells and they do to our cells what the air does to a peeled fruit that we see turned brown.
And let’s face it. Life itself will have its toll on us.
So, let’s counteract these agers. Let’s fight back.
First, make health, fitness your daily objectives. Eat a healthy diet. You do not have to go overboard, just be in control. Omega 3 is a known anti aging natural supplement. It is also great for “heart health.”
Manage your stress.
Walk more! Take baths in sensuous smells. Drink green tea. And, do not be stingy with protein. Just make sure it is not high fat protein. Try many of the new soy products available. If you can afford it, go for a massage every now and then.
Make sure you get enough vitamin B6 and B12. Lavender is known to be an anti stress herb. And, it has a terrific smell.
Exercise is so important. Fitness! The more fit, the less stress, the less aging will have its effect on us.
Sleep! Make sure you get enough sleep. This is so important. Not just in bed at a good time, but strive for a fitful sleep.
Take the time to make yourself a plan, a system if you will. Map out your plans for:
Exercise and Fitness
Drink your 8 glasses of water day
See your doctor regularly
Try and control your numbers naturally, like blood pressure, sugar, cholesterol and thyroid. If you can’t, then do research on the drugs that are available and also the natural remedies that are available. Take control; be involved in your health care starting right now. The best you can do for yourself is to know enough to understand what your doctor will be discussing with you.