I recently came across a study which showed that self-esteem has been shown to increase during young adulthood (20-40) but declines after age 60. The authors say that this is mostly due to older peoples’ decline in health and socioeconomic status.
I often hear people saying they want to get in shape for summer, for their upcoming wedding or to attract a mate. Unfortunately, these events are short-lived: weddings end, summers pass and people “let themselves go” once in a relationship.
In my last post, I mentioned that I was getting my health regime back on track after having taken a holiday. While I’m not back to where I was health-wise before my trip, I’m certainly on the way. This fact on its own – moving towards my goals – has created a feeling of satisfaction within me.
So it’s been a month since the new year started and I’m sure many of you decided to do something differently. If you’ve been able to keep it up and aren’t showing any signs of stopping, then well done. But if you’ve found that you are slowing down or have completely stopped, never fear, because the following questions will help: