The good thing about aging is growth. With time you learn to better handle your own issues and even to support others. Going through the goodness and hardships of life, you learn through experience and everything about you develops to adapt to being the best of you. Sometimes life takes away everything you would have built. Often times it lands you in scenarios you were never prepared for. With all its lessons and tests, twists and turns you have to make the best of life somehow. Growing up is all about you getting better. Here are 5 habits which will help you get better with time.
Exercise and keep your body active
1.Exercise – Your body develops on its own. It has a schedule to keep but your habits contribute heavily to how well things will be. To help your body stay fit you need to exercise. You have probably heard this before. Knowing what to do is not enough; you have to do it. If you are doing it then keep the fire burning
Read, learn and keep your mind engaged
2.Reading – You can watch videos or listen to audios but find time to read. There is a form of discipline that is only attained by reading. The obvious benefit of reading is learning new things but keeping your mind engaged also has health benefits.
3.Managing your diet – This is another well know factor which is not so commonly practiced. Managing your diet minimizes the risk of diseases and supplies the body with it’s health requirements. Drink water and reduce solid fats, sugar, and salt. Generally speaking, a healthy diet consists of fruits and vegetables; whole grains; lean meats, fish, and poultry; and low-fat or non-fat dairy products.
4.Saving – We learn so much to earn money but only a few of us learn to spend it wisely let alone save it. As you grow older, you have to learn that not all times are times of plenty. Even plants, animals and insects know to prepare for different seasons by way of saving. Click here for some tips on making saving a habit.
Love and express your love
5.Spending time with your loved ones – I have seen that life’s worth is expressed in how we spend our time. Give your time to those who you love and you will find more meaning in life. As you grow older, work on your social skills. You will often rely on other people’s help because your strength will become less while your commitments grow. You will also rely on other people to keep your mind engaged so don’t isolate yourself.
Even though you can never be prepared enough for life’s twists and turns, habits will at least keep you going. Just remember that, it’s not about perfection but all about you getting better.