Great post Sally. It seems many of us are in the same mind set today.
Why are we afraid to grow old, anyway?
Here are some things you can do to accept the process while keeping fit and healthy:
How to overcome our fear of ageing
1. Admit that you are afraid of growing old. Admitting one’s fear to oneself often brings us to a point where we can do something about it. If we sweep our fears under the rugs of our minds, it festers.
2. Ask yourself (even make a list) of what it is exactly you are afraid of about ageing. Are you afraid of a family trait or a family predisposition to disease? Did your grandparents or parents have Alzheimer’s disease? Did they have a predisposition to stroke or cardiovascular disease?
3. Learn about your fears. If it is a disease, then read up on it and consult your doctor about it. Get yourself tested. And if there are medically…
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