Flexibility in Body, Mind, and Spirit is Essential for Healthy Aging. Part 2

No matter our age, it’s better to bend than break.

Don Johnson
Crow’s Feet

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Mental, physical, and spiritual flexibility, particularly as we age, can help create more peace of mind, reduce anxiety and frustration, and contribute to overall health and well-being.

In Part 1 of this two-part series, I discussed the importance of physical, spiritual, and emotional flexibility. In Part 2, I will discuss mental and interpersonal flexibility.

Mental flexibility

The way we think dramatically determines the course of our lives. When we change our thinking, we change our behavior; when we change our behavior, we change our lives.

Breaking old habits and behavior patterns

Most of us, including me, are creatures of habit. We develop behavior patterns throughout our lives. Some are good, and some aren’t. As we age, patterns and habits are often deeply rooted.

If we want to change them, we need to get serious about it.

The first step to making any change is to notice what’s happening. Observe your behavior without judgment. Notice how you feel about it. For a deep dive into changing habits, pick up Atomic

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Don Johnson
Crow’s Feet

Author | Meditation Teacher | Advocate for Kindness, Respect & Freedom | Human Potential Coach | Connect with me here: www.bemoreconscious.com