The Pros and Cons of Simple Stubbornness

Life is an amazing journey and everyone has their own story. Each person’s story includes family, friends, non-friends and enemies. We all have our sense of gratitude for the way our lives have been touched in one way or another. This blog post is about the enemy we create for ourselves – The “I don’t want to look old” syndrome. Principle of truth: Our bodies age with time. How it ages is based on the decisions made during your lifetime and now comes a time you need help but will not acknowledge it. Suddenly you may ask “When did I become slower? My feet hurt and are unstable! I’m kyphotic (hunched over) and I am so afraid of falling! How did this happen?” However, the concept of a cane or walker is out of the question for “you do not want to look old”. Who is the real enemy here? Time? Gravity? Pain? Burden? Pride? Fear? The answer is YES! We cannot force our loved ones to realize they need help and utilize the tools available to help them. We know that these tool will help stabilize and help keep them safe lessening our fear and worry. Hopefully we can learn how it feels in order not to repeat these behaviors to the ones we love. Take care of your stubborn self today as aging is bound to happen. Be stubborn in keeping a solid healthy movement and nutrition program to enjoy your loved ones for many years. Acknowledge when tools are needed to maintain your quality of life which will be a gift of keeping fear and worry about you at bay. Photo Credit: