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Aging Well: 22 Tips To Help You Age Brilliantly | HuffPost

We’ve found new ways to make sure you keep blossoming into an ever-better you — wiser, sexier, more resilient, and not the least bit stressed about how you look next to a 19-year-old. First on your agenda: Call a friend from when you were 19 …

1. Breathe

“Breath is the power behind all things. Your breath doesn’t know how old you are; it doesn’t know what you can’t do. If I’m feeling puzzled or my mind is telling me that I’m not capable of something, I breathe in and know that good things will happen.”
— Tao Porchon-Lynch, yoga instructor, age 94

2. Stay In Touch

Meg Wolitzer explains how the pals who knew you back when can keep you thriving now.

3. Let It Go

Regret is poisonous. Here’s how to ditch it.

4. Focus On The Big Picture

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on why it’s great to act like a star:

Throughout their lives, stars turn basic elements like hydrogen and helium into richer, heavier elements. When they die, some stars then scatter their remains, full of those enriched ingredients, into gas clouds across the galaxy, where they’ll later regroup and become part of a brand-new star system. It’s poetic — the next generation of stars benefiting from those that came before. To me, that’s a powerful message: Instead of worrying about getting older and whether we’re as athletic or pretty or thin as we used to be, we can focus on leading a brilliant life that will be remembered. Make an impact; even if your job doesn’t help save lives, you can create art or do something that will bring joy to someone else. You should celebrate each day that you’re able to leave a lasting effect. It means that even as you get older, the universe will someday be a little bit better because you’ve lived in it.

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Source: Aging Well: 22 Tips To Help You Age Brilliantly | HuffPost

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