The secret to a more youthful looking appearance is a subject people have been obsessed with for millennia. In fact, many researchers have conducted experiments to find ways to slow down the aging process.
There are some techniques that have been discovered, but the most important things for us to do are to be consistent in implementing a healthy lifestyle and eating habits.
We can’t stop natural change, but we can certainly still look younger if we want to work hard to slow down the aging process.
In this blog, we are going to explore 10 easy steps that can help you look younger.
Detox: It’s important to start with detoxification, getting rid of toxins from our bodies. Our body’s metabolism naturally performs that process, but in everyday life, we are exposed to so many chemical hazards from air, food, and environment, that we often need to take extra steps. Fasting or just consuming fruits and vegetables are ways to detoxify our bodies. Doing cleanses also helps. Going that extra mile to help purify your body will go a long way to helping you look and feel younger.
Sleep: Having enough sleep, at least 7-8 hours a day, will help to make your skin healthier. Having a good sleep is important because growth hormone is working optimally during that time. It renews the old cells of your body, including skin cells. Our skin will tend to look fresh and young if we have enough sleep.
Food: Eating healthy, clean foods every day will contribute to making your body fit, slim, and also looking younger. Try to eat more fish instead of red meat. Fiber foods, vegetables, fruits, and supplements are important food to consume. Drink less coffee and other caffeine beverages, and stay away from sodas – especially those high in sugar and other harsh chemically laden beverages that can tax your adrenals. Where possible (and truly you should always do so) drink and eat organic. They are traditionally the purest form of foods you’ll find commercially.
Exercise: Through routine exercise, we tend to feel happier, energetic, and more confident. It also increases bone density and muscle, which can help make your body look up to 15-20 years younger, especially if you are in your older years.
Relax: By trying to be relaxed, your face will naturally look younger. Have you ever noticed how a person’s stress and worries appear on their face. If we can manage stress and feel at peace, our faces tend to naturally look younger and attractive.
Be Positive: A positive mindset and accompanying affirmations can lead to a healthier life. Negative thoughts tend to bring failure and make us look older – it’s negativity, after all! Try meditation, which can and often does lead to a positive mindset. Positivity also tends to lead to a younger looking self. Try it!
Medical Check-up: Just like a car, your body also needs attention and care, so it can work well every day. Having routine medical checkups during your life is important to recognize diseases as soon as possible. The older you become, annual check-ups are a good thing for routine health and wellness maintenance.
Active Lifestyle: Always try to be active the duration of your life, especially as you transition into your elder years. Being active has been shown to increase health and wellness. And, if you are in your elder age, your memory will increase too. An active lifestyle helps to keep you young, naturally.
Social Life: Studies show that a happy social life can increase your spirits, bring a peaceful mind, and make us feel and look younger. Positive and constructive communication with friends, family, neighbors, colleagues, and others can bring happiness and a sense of wellbeing, which helps you keep a vibrant, youthful vibe.
Performance: Start to look at your overall life performance. Is your body weight ideal? If not, work on fixing that to the best ideal weight. Obesity is one of the single most prolific problems we face today in overall wellness. Also look at and evaluate the health of your skin, hair, nails, and teeth. Those are important indicators that can show signs of age. Looking good and feeling good will increase our life performance overall, and help us all to lead more youthful lives – physically, mentally and visually, but you have to make a conscious decision to take care of yourself, implement a self-care regimen and adopt a lifestyle that yields the overall performance results you're looking for.
There you have it. A simple and very manageable guide to 10 Easy Steps to Look Younger, beginning today. If youth is important to you, make it a priority to practice these steps as a lifestyle habit. You will see and feel what a difference it can make in your life.
Cheers to feeling, living and looking Young Ever After!