Mind & Body

Laugh your ass off - its good for you
As we age, it becomes essential to prioritize activities that promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Embracing laughter and humor is a simple yet powerful way for seniors to nurture their health and maintain a youthful spirit.
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Anxiety and Older Adults
Anxiety In Older Adults
Anxiety disorders are more common in older adults than depression, yet they are frequently overlooked because of a focus on depression and dementia in older adults, * according to the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.PureAudacity.com  will be doing a 6-part series on anxiety in older adults.
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Growing older often leaves people feeling as though there is no longer a purpose or purpose to their lives. This can lead to depression and loneliness. However, you (or a loved one) do not have to accept a boring life post-retirement. Seniors can take up many interesting activities to occupy their bodies and minds while they are bored.
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Stress Relievers - Tips for Dealing with Everyday Stress - Part 3 of 6

Stress Relievers - Tips for Dealing with Everyday Stress

 It's the everyday stress that can really get you down. Everyday stress can become chronic, and dealing with stress in a healthy way is important. Here are some tips of relieving everyday stress.

1.  Take an art class - Art therapy has been shown to help with stress relief. Being able to channel the internal emotions into an art medium can be very therapeutic.

 2. Prayer, guided meditation and imagery - Experts say that 10 to 20 minutes of prayer or meditation each day can help reduce stress. Guided imagery also may be helpful, and can be included with prayer or meditation. You can find websites with stress-relieving images to click on, and there are other sources for guided imagery online and at your library. You may also choose to see a professional who can guide you through the imagery or meditation.

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