Everybody wants to stay young. That is the irony of life. Along with change, age is also a constant thing; our age escalates every second of each minute. As I say “we”, it means you are not alone being afraid of getting older but I believe it is better than the alternative. Know that getting older provides various factors that affect our emotional, mental and physical health and well-being. You are just one of millions fed by depression, weight, and self-esteem issues. Research found that the majority of women between middle-age or older are unfortunately undergoing different stress due to the pressure that this generation provides.
Body Weight, Body Shape, and Age
These are the three factors that cause depression to many middle-aged women and if you are a certified member of this age bracket, then, you shall save yourself from getting involved with these anxieties. Know that body weight, body shape and age do not measure the totality of your humanity. However, these are the keywords that complete the factors to lower your self-esteem which you shall not let consume you. Seeing yourself not exactly as you want to be is a matter of self-exploiting. Without any further wordings, this is the start point of depression.
The Ubiquitous: Media
Inevitable as emotions, media are universal. Seeing the most desirous models become the benchmark of today’s beauty makes your perceptions drive the reality. Media are persuasive and pervasive. In one stop you can eliminate your anticipations that regard your expectations. Undeservedly, women with the age of 50 or plus are prevalent of having body dissatisfaction; thus lowers your self-esteem and self-image.
Get Yourself Help
With the advent of all distracting thoughts in your mind, it is better to fight and start a new optimistic view of self. The basic derivation of low self-esteem and self-image, and depression is disordered eating that have resulted in various consequences. To resolve this issue:
• Help from peers is more likely to provide you satisfactory result. Involve yourself in group activities and get a cup of chat with them.
• Treatments for disordered eating can also be accomplished through engaging in some sorts of physical activities. Keep a healthy mind to possess a healthy body, and
• Helping yourself by gaining more confidence is one of the best treatment for a better you. Accept that life is about aging, and nothing more than that. See yourself as the Fabulous, Awesome, Beautiful women that you are.
Getting older is uncontrollable, but when you learn to accept and love yourself as your reality it becomes real easy.
If you need to get a handle on your fear of being not good enough, please reach out. We can help you can get on with your life.