Life is a cycle of seasons and midlife is one of them. Midlife often comes in somewhere between the end of 30s and late 40s of age. It’s a typical time of great transition, re-birth, re-evaluation and awakening. What’s missing and what do you really want? It really doesn’t matter what kind of challenges you are facing but you deserve a joyful, happy, vibrant and active life and you can live it. It’s never too late to enjoy a happy fulfilling life.
This has been recognised as a period of potential crisis such as emotional, intellectual or spiritual. Midlife crisis can be triggered by the transition experienced in these years because of work or career, spousal relationship, menopause, maturation of children, aging death of parents, collapse of joint family system, and physical changes associated with aging.
Around 15 percent middle aged adults experience major midlife turmoil life events that can cause a period of psychological stress or depression such as the death of a loved one or a career setback. The result may be a desire to make significant changes in core aspects of day to day life or situation such as in career, work-life balance, marriage, romantic relationship or physical appearance.
Here are some tips given to avoid depression, anxiety, stress and inactiveness and to live a satisfying and healthy midlife.
1. Unlock your creativity
Hobbies and new interests make life interesting. When it comes to mid life crisis women are advised to opt something that keeps them busy and bring out their creativity like knitting, weaving, stitching, cooking, painting, singing, dancing or anything of their interest. They can run any hobby class or activity centre to impart training to needy and new comers. Thinking about weakness and feeling low invites many diseases and can cause health hazard.
2. Heart scanning
Heart is supposed to be the engine of human body that drives an active lifestyle so it is most important to keep it pumping normal way. One can prefer diet chart or consult dieticians as what kind of diet they should prefer that consists adequate quantity of carbohydrates, vitamins, proteins, fats, water and other minerals to maintain healthy muscles and bones. This apart, a regular heart check up/scan or primitive health check up should also be done.
3. Music, reading, travel and painting
Music, reading, travel, painting are mood elevators. They rule on everybody’s mind. Music swings you to the calmest state of mind. Reading keeps you busy for a long time. Travel is the superb idea to spend time in exploring new things and visiting tourist spots. Painting pulls out one’s creativity. These can be opted in middle age to enjoy happy life.
4. Laugh as much as you can
One of the easiest and most reliable tools for maintain health and keep oneself stress free is a good laugh. It reflects how cheerful you are. TV comedies, movies and reality shows are some easily available means that can triticale you anywhere anytime. Some clubs and group of people throng in community parks to continue their habit of laughing. It is said that the louder you laugh the lesser you fall victim of diseases. A laugh can improves function of immune-enhancing hormones.
5. Blood sugar/pressure
Fluctuation in blood sugar and blood pressure can cause heart attack, blood circulation problems and many more diseases. It should be under control 24/7. If any of the female is suffering from any of such ailments she should immediately consult her doctor. In such cases most of doctors advise to control weight and eat whole grains, nuts and green vegetables and the food that contains sufficient fibers. These are some important keys to prevent diabetes.
6. Revive relations with close friends
If you are blessed with a couple of close friends you can hang around with them and chill out but the real pals are those who evoke a host of positive emotion that bolster immunity. Though family and marriage create emotional boding with someone very special but beyond those relations there is a relation known as friends. Midlife requires you to be surrounded with old pals you can share everything what is happening around.
Medical science provides vaccine for every disease and illness. In the middle age people neglect undergoing vaccination but this practice should not be done. If you are getting vaccinated time to time you will be miles away from virus and infections. Painful and infectious disease worries you all the time and keep less protected so visit your doctor after a certain interval and follow prescriptions.
8. Age-related Macular Degeneration
One of the most common diseases Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) that damages retina is frequently found in middle-aged women. Eventually this disease threatens the vision lost if carelessness is being shown. This comes because of lack of iron and calcium. Midlife ailments includes eye and ear related disorders so women are supposed to get examined their vision and hearing capabilities time to time under supervision of expert or ENT specialists.
9. Strong skeleton
Strong skeleton requires healthy food and proper nutritious diet. Adequate amount of vitamin and its complexes B1-B12, iron and calcium and other elements are mandatory to be added in your diet for sturdy bones. Midlife women often fall prey to nausea, weakness and headache may b because of biological changes i.e. menopause. So in order to have a strong skeleton doctors suggest them to include these things in their meal.