Feeling lonely is not a state anyone wants to find themselves in for very long, and for good reason. Research shows loneliness can detrimentally affect our immune systems, heighten our blood pressure, and increase our cholesterol.
Mind & Emotions
A decline in the sharpness of memory, as we grow older, can be disconcerting. Yet, if we take time to check out our concerns with friends of a similar age, we’re soon reassured we’re not the only one.
Have you ever entered a room and felt overwhelmed by the colour of the walls or décor? If you think colour has effected your mood, you won’t be the first person to have experienced what many consider to be the psychological affects of pigmentation.
When retirement offers all the potential in the world, why is it many approaching this milestone are so afraid of it? As it happens, it’s the fear of becoming irrelevant because of it.
Even though we do lose physical capacity with age, there are many ways in which our competence increases.
One minute you’re happy as; just minding your own business and getting on with daily life. The next, wam-kapow, you’re knocked for six by a single negative comment.
Whether it’s life or our career, change is a constant. How do we shine bright at the various stages of our life and tap into our potential when the very definition of it is changing all the time?
Ageism is an ugly business – and sadly, by the time you reach your early 50’s, you’ll almost certainly have experienced it.
Being calmer, happier and more content is something we all aspire to, yet there seem to be so many obstacles in our way. In this, the first of our ‘instant self-improvement life-hacks’, we talk you through a simple plan to help you achieve life-affirming goals with almost no effort at all.
To live mindfully in life is ‘to live in the present moment’, rather than dwelling on the past or anticipating the future. Becoming mindful enhances your resilience and your overall happiness in life.