What is the commonality of these stories/historical records? It tells us that man is willing to do anything in order to obtain eternal life.
But is there such a thing? Have we found out the secret to immortality? The answer is no. What we do know are practices we can do in order to achieve longevity. And what could be one of the most effective practices among them all? Being optimistic!
Happiness does have a correlation with growing old. We have found out in a survey that the happier an older individual is, the greater is his or her chance of witnessing more events in the world and in their lives.
Encourage yourself to be happy. Wouldn’t it be nice if you get to live to see your grandkids or even your great grandkids? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to spend more years with your beloved person by your side? Wouldn’t it be great to know more about the world and yourself as you enjoy the remaining years of your life?
Nowadays, getting sick would require you to spend your life savings and even loan more for medical care. Rather than spending your retirement money on what you love doing, you’d end up footing the hospital bills.
Have you ever experienced thinking about the aches in your body and actually getting sick from doing so? This also applies as we grow old. Sickness can just be all in the mind. Well, not always but thinking about getting sick can trigger your condition. Try not to let health issues get in the way of your optimism. While your optimism cannot completely prevent or cure your illness, it can help uplift your mood and reduce the impact of the illness on your day to day disposition.
Aging is not at all fun. You get crippled by certain disease, lose your memory, and even become wrinkly! However, a study has found out that if people look at this process as something natural and remain sanguine about it, they will absolutely live well and long.
If you remain grumpy and sad about growing old, it can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. So stay positive and always look at the brighter side of things. Enjoy your life in the years to come. One way of doing so is aging gracefully at home.
Helping Hands Health Care is the leading In-Home Care Service Provider in Hilo, Hawaii and Big Island, Hawaii that provides one’s integral needs in his or her senior years. We believe that care should be done in the comfort of the senior’s house for as long as it is possible. We bring professional caring services to your own abode.
You do not have to search for fictional things to live long. All you need is to have a mind that is hard-wired with optimism. Regardless of how long or short our lives may be, when we spend our lifetime with optimism, it is a life much better lived.