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Tips for feeling confident at every age

As we age, we get a little more comfortable in our own skin. Sure, part of that is looking good, but more importantly, it's about feeling good. We're able to live our best life when we're our happiest, and feeling our most confident. To help maintain that ever-so-important confidence, here are 6 ways to celebrate aging gracefully:

1. Be nice to your skin

The skin is the body's largest living organ and you want to treat it with care! Be proactive about your skin health as it protects you everyday. Wear sunscreen, attend yearly cancer screenings and use gentle but effective skincare products for optimal Skin Fitness.

2. Keep active

Besides significantly lowering your health risks, exercising regularly also helps lower your stress levels, improving your sleep cycle, skin and more. Whether it's evening walks, a group spin class or hitting the gym, staying active helps you to feel strong and love your body.

3. Wear what you want

Don't limit yourself to outdated fashion rules. Wearing what makes you feel your most confident will always help your true beauty to shine through. If you're happy and feeling yourself, others will see that confidence, too!

4. Practice self-love

Whether you enjoy guided meditation, journaling or positive affirmations, be sure to shower yourself with love on the regular. We're often the cheerleaders of our friends and family, but we should also be our own hype man! Embrace your accomplishments and show gratitude for all that your mind and body have gotten you through.

5. Pamper yourself

Now that you're taking stock of your success, treat yourself to some of life's little luxuries. From a massage to a mani-pedi, laser facial to a little Botox, take a little time for yourself and invest in the rejuvenating professional treatments that help you feel your best.

6. Challenge yourself

The learning should never stop. Find new activities and hobbies that challenge you to keep things interesting. Set and celebrate new goals for yourself with every year and keep striving towards your next version of greatness.

Love yourself in every decade

When you love the person you were, the person you are, and the person you're becoming, it's impossible not to radiate confidence! Just incorporate these tips into your lifestyle and celebrate yourself on the daily.

References

  1. "7 Fashion Faux Pas Every Girl Should Avoid," Who What Wear, December 1, 2014.
  2. "8 Fashion Mistakes to Avoid Now and Forever," InStyle, February 6, 2017.
  3. "10 New Fashion Faux Pas to Avoid," Popsugar, September 14, 2016.
  4. "Top 10 Fashion Faux Pas," The Telegraph, July 30, 2013.

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