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Feeling Old or Stressed? Let's Combat Those Feelings Head On

Updated: Aug 20, 2021


Hammock

Truth time. Any of these sound like you?


  • You are becoming more forgetful?

  • You get irritable?

  • You are becoming a dangerous driver?

  • Your face looks haggard?

Now, here is the real, underlying question: Are you getting old?


Well, guess what! We are all getting older—physically. But that isn’t the same as getting old, which has to do with attitude.


COVID-19 may be the culprit. Either we have been isolated for too long, or we suffer under the stress of being out where we can more easily catch the virus. So, who isn't more irritable?


Don’t jump to conclusions, however. All four of these assessments are also symptoms of not getting enough rest. The sad part is that these things can happen to us whether we are older or not, retired or not, stressed out about COVID-19 or not.


The remedy should not come as a surprise: Get more rest. You deserve to remember things, look your best, be less irritable, and a lot less dangerous. Rest is key to a better you and your ability to maintain your mental and emotional flexibility in face