Societal Normal Aging is Not Really Normal

“It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” Socrates

The choice is yours. It is never too late!

Societal “normal aging” is not really normal. It is common because a lot of people age terribly. But It is a result of not eating, moving, and living in a way that supports health and wellbeing. Poor habits and beliefs on top of the accumulation of living terribly is what actually produces what society thinks is “normal aging.”

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.” Carol Welch

If we actually took care of ourselves the proper way, we would age how we are supposed to. Stop blaming age, genetics or whatever. Blame yourself for living so shitty through the years. Poor choices, conscious or unconscious are your fault.

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” Edward Stanley

Blame yourself for treating your body like a human waste dump in college and through your 30s and 40s. Drinking all the time, eating poorly, always go go go etc. Not getting good physical movement and nourishing restorative sleep and good wholesome delicious food. Take responsibility. The truthful information is out there. The earlier you take care of yourself the better, but as I said, it is never too late to turn things around.

“It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.” Marcus Tullius Cicero

Frank Zane Meditating
Image: Frank Zane meditating

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