Lesson 2 - Bust the Aging Myths
A good attitude goes a long way
Our beliefs about aging have a huge impact on how we act and how we take care of ourselves. In fact, a person's perceived health turns out to be one of the best predictor's of his or her future health.
Surprisingly, studies have shown that subjective self-reported health is more accurate in predicting death than an objective health measure from physicians! Research from Harvard Medical School affirms that stereotypes of aging have a powerful impact on our self-image as we get older.
This lesson focuses on the myths and realities of aging. A healthy attitude towards getting older can definitely help you live better.
"You are always as young as your hope, and as old as your despair"