It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts.
~ Adlai Stevenson
It's easy to get caught up in the day to day stresses, and to "put off" being happy. This is just a little reminder to pay attention, be present, and enjoy each and every moment. With an average life expectancy upwards of 75 years, we all have plenty of time to get our work and our play in, so focus on the positive and takes things in stride. Our tombstones will have just 2 dates, but the dash in between is the most important part. Make it count!
Here are some fun ways to break up the monotony in your day to day life to inspire wellness:
It takes a lot of work to get into the present and to stay there long term. Come up with your own list of go-to ideas to keep you in the here and now. And most of all, don't forget to find pleasure in the everyday things. You can do it!
*Please leave a comment about how YOU stay positive and present when times get tough!
Welcome to Cre8ive Senior Solutions! I'm Amanda Andrade and I'm a gerontologist, a teacher, and an innovator around all things "wellness." I absolutely love creating new and unique solutions geared toward happiness and engagement for those affected by Alzheimer's or related dementias. Working to solve the individualized and complex problems seniors, and their families face is what inspires me and renews my hope for the future. I hope you join me on this journey, and share your family stories along the way!