Let us not make it complicated but it is a truth that we cannot simply avoid stress in life. It is inevitable at any stage of life. Here are a few examples if you need further clarification. Ask a kid who is attending the Pre-Kindergarten exams or ask a student who is preparing for the competitive exams.
Everybody experiences stress but it is in your hands whether you have to yield to it or you could change your perception so that it could not affect your quality of life in any way. The latter is a better way to deal with it.
With experiences you learn and as a senior you might have found better ways to deal with stress. In addition to that, here are a few stress management tips for seniors which would greatly help you to stay active and engaged with life.
- Find Your Stressors –
It is not a difficult task at all. You exactly know what is causing you stress. You only know. Find it and find a way to throw it out. Show no mercy! This is the only way you could avoid the stressor. Be it people or the activities of your day to day life, avoid them completely if they are causing you stress.
- Hustle –
Keep yourself moving everyday. Make walking if not jogging your way of life. The morning walk or jog gives every armor to fight the stress. If your body cooperates, join in a local gym and you will not only find a new version of yourself but you will fight the stress better!
- Stay in Touch –
Human being is a social animal and connections with others what defines your life. Keep connected and learn to forgive people. Not everyone is as good as you. Keep it up and stay in touch with your fellow human beings. After all, they are your own race!
- Live a Life that is NOT Regular –
Learn to do things differently. Never stick to something, be it a hobby or a passion, if that is not making you feel high every time you do it. There is no point in doing it if that is not causing you any happiness.
- Be the Cynosure of Happiness –
Ever wonder why the people who are happy are in fact happy whenever you see them? They are happy because they spread happiness. Be the torchbearer of happiness and it, in turn, makes you shine wherever you go. Be determined that no matter what, the smile on your face will not face away.
The stress stays same throughout your life. The things that produce it may differ as you advance in age but it stays the same. This is the reason why many people grow up looking forward to avoiding as they advance in age. Once you are old enough to retire and think that you have finally get through it, be not surprised when you confront it in your matured adulthood.