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How to overcome your fear of aging?

If there is one fear as old as the world, it is that of growing old. From poets to writers, including composers, painters and sculptors, not to mention philosophers, few artists and thinkers have not dealt with the question, and its inescapable nature. Some have provided answers and solutions, others have reinforced this phobia. We, here, are going to give you some tips to get rid of it effectively.

The years pass, and you feel a certain anxiety at the thought of aging? Rest assured, there are tips to help you get through this new stage in your life with peace of mind. 

The fear of aging is first and foremost the fear of dying

To be afraid of aging is, without admitting it, to be in fact afraid of dying. This fear is triggered, provoked, by subjective or objective changes in our body. Which make you think that the ultimate deadline is approaching…

Subjective: a young woman in her thirties will complain of premature wrinkles, when it comes to expression wrinkles, or a little bit of fatigue. 

Objectives: declining eyesight, in someone who until now had excellent eyes, is an indisputable sign of the (quite relative) decrease in the body’s performance. The eye adapts less well, past forty… 

But all this is in fact not very serious.

How many times in your life have you met a woman in her forties who looked sixty ? And conversely, a fifties, who looked less than forty? How many relatives do you know who, well into their 60s, still take part in mountain hikes, or even half-marathons, without complaining?

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