How a Positive Mindset around Aging Can Transform Your Life

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A positive attitude about aging can lead to a longer, healthier life, but many older people face real obstacles to happiness: discrimination, health problems, poverty, and more. While changing one’s attitude can have physical health benefits as this source demonstrates, there is also a need to address the underlying causes of these obstacles to happiness.

“People who see the ageing process as a potential for personal growth tend to enjoy much better health into their 70s, 80s and 90s than people who associate ageing with helplessness and decline, differences that are reflected in their cells’ biological ageing and their overall life span.”