How I Stay Forever Young


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No one believes me when I say my oldest son will be attending college next fall. I will be turning the big 4-0 next year (I say that proudly!) and maybe I can thank good genes, but I’d like to think my choices in life helped me looking and feeling forever young. The secret is to take care of you! I work hard at my self-care routine and want to share my top 5 things I do to stay forever young:

  • Water is your BFF. Seriously, we go hand in hand. You should be drinking 2.2 liters per day; your body needs it. Calorie-free and readily available, go ahead and indulge in the drink! Dehydration is not your friend; not enough water intake makes your skin look dry and wrinkled.
  • Get rid of the toxicity. Those “friends” or family that are always bringing you down – they gotta go. Just like we watch what we put in our bodies, toxic friends and family members are bad for your soul.
  • Take care of your skin. You only get one. There is nothing like hearing that to believe it. Once upon a time, I took an anatomy class in my older years and there is nothing like an aha moment when the professor said it.You can lock moisture into your skin by using a moisturizer. My favorite is Olay Regenerist Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream. It makes me feel fresh and beautiful!
  • Dream and make your dreams come true. This goes back to getting rid of the toxicity. Your dreams are yours; do not allow anyone to tell you different. Dreaming is good for the soul; it gives you life.  There is no better power to being forever young!
  • Feed the fun. Relax, have fun. When you stress, it speeds up the aging process. What is your idea of fun? I love window shopping for shoes. It is an instant stress reliever for me, even if I don’t buy a pair.



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*Based on Nielsen data week ending 2/1/14.

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by P&G via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of P&G.

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  1. umm those shoes are AMAZING!! so cute! and LOVE Regenerist! I just tried it for the first time a few weeks ago and love how my skin is looking and feeling!
    I do wish I could have told my younger self to drink more water and try to impress that upon my daughter but she’s not hearing me right now. Can’t wait until she’s in her 30’s and is like ohhh you were right.

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