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The Benefits to Passing Time With a Pet

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

Pets can help the elderly age healthily!

Pets can help the elderly age healthily!

To encourage healthy brain function at any point in life, especially later in life, it’s key to stay entertained and interested. There is almost no better way to do this than with a pet.

And not only do pets challenge and entertain you, they can also be great company.

Pets Keep You Busy

With time, many things that formally kept you busy start to pass. For instance, your children by now might have moved out of country and are busy living their own lives. Perhaps you retired recently and no longer have a career that kept you occupied and motivated. My pets come in and are this happy ball of energy that wants attention. My dog especially requires attention. Taking care of a pet and sharing your time with one can bring a type of joy; lifting your spirits and kicking your optimism back into gear.

Pets can be good for your physical health. Often with ailments and conditions that are easier to combat if you keep up a healthy lifestyle with activities such as exercise, laughing, eating well, etc. Pets, especially dogs, tend to keep you on your toes, which is a great way to keep yourself active. Moreover, their peculiarities and cute habits will have you laughing throughout the day.

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Age is Only a Number—Grow Old Gracefully

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

Don’t let getting older get you down. Stay as active as possible and grow old gracefully

Don’t let getting older get you down. Stay as
active as possible and grow old gracefully

Getting old can be rough, but as they say, it’s better than the alternative. As long as you are still on this earth, you can still keep doing great things. Don’t ever feel like you’re too old to accomplish something in life.

Age is only a number, and you’re only as old as you feel. One way to keep yourself feeling younger is to keep an open mind and never give up on learning. As long as you are able and willing to take in new information, you can keep up with the times.

You should also try to remain active, as exercise is not only good for the body, but also for the mind and soul. The more you get yourself up and moving, the better you will feel physically. The act of exercising also helps you clear your mind and calm your stress. In addition, it will get you out of the house and it’s a great resource for meeting new people.

Keep your mind limber as well, through crossword puzzles, reading books, and engaging in meaningful conversations. You’re also never too old to take a class in something that interests you.

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