Staying young and keeping the shape that you had back then is a matter of mental as well as physical action. In order to look younger, you must feel younger, and that is where many people miss the age boat. So, how do you feel the same way that you once did?
The first step in looking and feeling younger is to realize that your body is changing. Instead of spending time trying to convince yourself that you should be the same way you once were, focus your efforts on understanding the ways that your body is different, and adapt to those differences. This might mean getting more sleep, exercise, and paying more attention to your diet.
Starting with sleep, it’s common to remember when only a few hours a night could get you through the next day. The truth is that it was not healthy for you back then, and it certainly is not healthy for you now. If you aren’t getting 7 to 8 hours of sleep every night, you will age a lot faster. Also, your skin, bones, and muscles will age more quickly unless they stay active. This makes exercise essential for your appearance and the way you feel, but more importantly, your health.
Finally, eating right goes a long way. As your body ages, it will not be able to process foods the same, and you will gain weight easier. But that doesn’t mean that you have to sit around and accept it. Now is the time to watch what you eat, and eat healthy, low fat and low sugar foods. In addition, by eating smaller meals throughout the day, you can increase your metabolism so that it will always work at optimum levels. Age is just a number that does not have to be controlled. The bottom line is that you control your life, your outlook, and your state of mind, which is all you need to stay whatever age you feel.