WOMAN 2 WOMAN : Tips on how to stay young and healthy in 2010

Remember the old saying that Age is just a number? If you believe this statement it is possible for you to stay young forever! As a matter of fact, at the end of the day, everybody is what they think they are. If you choose to remain young, the information below should be helpful. According to the “Modern Woman Divorce” website below are tips on how to stay young this year:

Remember the old saying that Age is just a number? If you believe this statement it is possible for you to stay young forever! As a matter of fact, at the end of the day, everybody is what they think they are.

If you choose to remain young, the information below should be helpful.

According to the “Modern Woman Divorce” website below are tips on how to stay young this year:

Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height. Let the doctors worry about them. That is why you pay ‘them’  Keep only cheerful friends. The sad ones will pull you down.  Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain idle. ‘An idle mind is the devil’s workshop.’

Enjoy the simple things.

Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person, who is with us our entire life, is ourselves.

Be ALIVE while you are alive.  Surround yourself with what you love, whether it’s family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, and hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge. 
Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If it is unstable, improve it.. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help.

Do not take guilt trips. Take a trip to the mall, even to the next county; to a foreign country but NOT to where the guilt is.

Lastly, tell the people you love that you love them, at every opportunity.

In addition to the above tips, skin experts say that the best way to keep your skin healthy and looking young is to protect it from the sun and not smoke: and after that, taking care with how you wash and moisturize your skin and also shaving carefully also helps.

Drinking alcohol can make your body and skin dehydrated, leaving the skin looking old and tired. So if you are drinking alcohol drink plenty of water and stick to sensible amounts. Have a non-alcoholic drink like soda water or watery fruit juice in between the alcoholic ones to help your body rehydrate.

Cleansing is an important part of skin care because it removes dirt and bacteria; and the key is to do it gently.

Use warm rather than hot water and limit the time you spend in the bath or shower to 15 minutes or less as too much time in hot water strips oils from your skin.

Also, use mild rather than strong soaps and avoid irritating additives such as perfumes and dyes, especially if you have sensitive skin. When removing make up take care with the delicate skin around the eyes, and if you use waterproof make up you may need an oil-based product to make sure you get it all off.

When you have finished try to pat your skin dry so some moisture stays on it. Moisturizing is important because it protects the skin from the weather and from drying up and looking dull.

Sleep is essential for healthy skin. Not enough quality sleep will make your skin look tired and older, especially with bags under your eyes.

Poor quality sleep can become a vicious cycle because lack of sleep makes you irritable, anxious and depressed, and that makes it harder to get good sleep.

Make sure you have plenty of physical exercise as this reduces stress and creates a healthy tiredness that helps sleep. Avoid eating a heavy meal late at night. Try to eat your last food for the day 2 to 3 hours before bedtime.

Drink plenty of water during the day rather than toward bedtime. If you wake in the night get up and do something distracting until you are sleepy again rather than toss and turn and worry in bed. Keep your bedroom cool, dark and quiet.

It should be a haven of peace and not a den of noise and stimulation.

AND ALWAYS REMEMBER: Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

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