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As you get older, you may feel as though you lose body confidence and that you are also not able to look as good as you once did. This is not the case at all, in fact, it’s more than possible for you to take back control while also giving yourself the boost you need to feel great about your appearance.

You Have to be Healthy

If you look after your body and nurture it with a good diet, then this will help you to feel better about yourself. You also need to make sure that you do the right exercise, whether it’s walking, yoga, dance or even netball. This will help you to become the best version of yourself and you may even meet some new friends at the same time. If you just don’t know where to start, then look up to see if there are any local classes in your area or find out if anyone is hosting a fun event.

 

Don’t Ignore your Health Checks

Sure, having a cervical smear or even a mammogram isn’t fun, but it’s imperative if you want to look after your health. Things like this save lives, so make sure that you have regular check-ups with your doctor and also make sure that you are diligent when it comes to talking about any symptoms you might have. If you are struggling with your hearing, then it may be that you need a hearing aid. If you have one already, you might need some new hearing aid batteries.

Don’t Insult Yourself

You wouldn’t call your best friend fat, past it, wrinkled or ugly, would you? So don’t talk to yourself in this way. Refuse to give headspace to any negative thoughts you might have and practice a good amount of positive self-talk. Focus on the great things about your body, such as how amazing it is, how it carries you each day and anything else that comes to mind. This will help you to adopt a much more positive mental attitude and it will even help you to stay focused too.

Get Real

If you are constantly concerned about gaining weight then this will almost certainly impact your mental health. You need to know that gaining weight at this age is normal, but there are things that you can do to try and help yourself. For example, you could try resistance training, or you might even want to try eating a low-carb diet. When you do, you can easily reduce your chances of developing a health condition and you can also significantly lower your risk of heart disease too.

Being Grey is Great

If you feel as though you are spending more time focusing on your roots than anything else, then why not let yourself go natural? Embrace your grey and get your hair styled properly. When you do, you will soon find that it is entirely possible for you to feel better about yourself and that you can easily find a new sense of empowerment.

 

 

 

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