Top Secrets of Ageing Elegantly for Men and Women

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Top Secrets of Ageing Elegantly for Men and Women

With old age, one attains more wisdom, knowledge as well as a perspective that one can share with this world. But ageing also brings along with itself wrinkles and grey hair that most people detest. Is there any magic pill to age gracefully? Or can we do it through our own effort? It turns out; there are some simple rituals which, when practised regularly, can help slow down the ageing clock of your body. Let us look at those relatively simple strategies one by one:

Focus on Diet

With age, the overall metabolization tends to slow down a little bit. So, the excessive consumption of junk food can take a toll on the body. Try adopting more vegetables in their diet as it not only helps with digestion but also makes you more energetic and vibrant. Also, try to eat in small quantities at regular intervals which prevent the risk of obesity. One should also try not to skip meals as it is one of the big reasons for people getting overweight.

Avoid Excess Sugar

Excess sugar is a big no-no for ageing people as it increases the risk of high blood pressure and cholesterol. Type 2 Diabetes is another health risk that is associated with high sugar consumption. A research that revealed a link between high carb foods and an accelerated ageing process. Try to limit the sugar intake whenever possible, and you will soon start seeing a surge in your energy levels.

Get Yourself Moving

Regular exercises help ageing people to prevent many kinds of chronic diseases, and it also lowers the chances of injuries. Exercises like running releases ‘endorphins’ which are basically ‘feel-good hormones’ that keep us calm and peaceful throughout the day.  But the most significant advantage of going out and exercising is that you get to socialize a lot which plays a huge role in keeping you stimulated. So sweat it out to regain that vitality you always craved for.

Take Cold Showers

The benefits of cold showers are not widely discussed mainly because of the slight discomfort factor that is associated with it. It is often not easy to take that blistering cold water on the body, especially during winters. However, the same discomfort seems to offer an abundance of benefits. Cold showers are one of the best ways you can improve the blood circulation in the body. A good blood circulation means you will have excellent cardiovascular health, which keeps your internal organs in robust condition. Cold showers also preserve the natural oils of the skin and hair, which helps a lot in delaying the ageing process in us.

Hydrate Yourself Thoroughly

Drinking a considerable amount of water throughout the day not only maintains the healthy functioning of the body but also makes the skin glowing. Water moisturizes the skin and hair thoroughly, restoring the natural sheen of the body. Hydrating yourself well also flushes out all kinds of toxins from the body. Make it mandatory to drink at least 12 glasses of water per day.

Kick the Butt

A habit like smoking can speed up the ageing process and increase the chances of wrinkles. The skin changes that occur during smoking are so slow that almost every smoker fails to notice. The more cigarettes you smoke, the more skin wrinkling you are likely to have. More than 4000 toxic chemicals present in the cigarettes are potent enough to damage the collagen and elastin, which are fibres that give strength and elasticity to the skin. People addicted to smoking can try a gadget like an e-cigarette which effectively helps in fine-tuning the nicotine levels. It would help smokers a lot in slowly ending their dependency on tobacco.

Get Enough Sleep

Everyone knows that our body repairs itself during sleep. When we sleep, our blood flow increases and the organ rebuilds its collagen, which helps in reducing wrinkles and age spots. Hence, it would be best if you tried to get at least 7 hours of quality sleep daily. The word ‘quality’ is stressed because you should be having an uninterrupted sleep where you can wake up fresh in the morning. Make ‘sound sleep’ your top priority, and you will soon see a tremendous change in the way you look.

Manage Stress Better

Stress can not only make a person feel older but can actually accelerate the ageing process. Several studies have shown that stress can add years to the age of individual immune system cells, resulting in faster ageing. If you can somehow find a way to reduce your stress load, you could actually be increasing your life expectancy. Finding humour in day to day life can be a great stress buster. With a sense of humour, you can make yourself and others laugh a lot. Laughter is a medicine that contributes to a lot of health benefits.

Graceful ageing is not an accident but a completely conscious process. If you can somehow find ways to remain happy and healthy, you will always be carrying that vitality of youth. The above strategies would hopefully help you to achieve that childlike spirit you always craved for.

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Milla Jones

Mila Jones is a Senior Business Consultant, with rich experience in the domains of technology consulting and strategy.

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