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Zest for life


Moving forward with a feeling of enthusiasm and a sense of excitement for the future. In today’s world there is so much stress and negativity, that it’s very hard to handle some of the situations that come your way. Whether it’s work related or financial, you must find a way to cope through the highs and the lows in life. Try to reduce stress by getting rid of the things that put you in a position to feel pressured, I know it’s easier said than done, but if you work each day starting by changing a little here and there, you will feel the difference in yourself and your zest for life will come naturally.


Ways to help motivate you for a change.


You may be lacking exercise in your life. Try to take a walk in the morning before work or the evening after dinner, you will feel much happier with yourself. Yoga is a great way to relieve stress and you don’t have to leave your home for a workout, you could also do yoga at most workplaces. Try to drink lots of water throughout the day, fill one of the many tumblers out there and carry it around with you. There are lots of sports you can join at any age. Look up the softball leagues that are available for men and women young or old, or a bowling league and you will find that there are lots of people out there just like you.

Some people feel a zest for life by helping others. There are lots of lonely people that are not able to leave their home because of illness or depression, how wonderful to be a volunteer and not only make a difference in your life, but others also. Get to know the people in your neighborhood, having friendly chats can open a whole new world for yourself.


Remember when you were a child, so eager to get out of bed and start your day! Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have that same feeling back? Every day is new and it’s never too late to do new things. If you wish to change career, think of something that you can do that would make you happy. So many people of all ages go back to school and learn a new profession. If you have the means to start up your own little business, this will give you the drive for success and help you handle situations on your own. It would also give you the power to create a lifestyle that would be most zestful and to be your own boss will make it even more worthwhile.


Some people need a push to get from a to b, you can either be one of those people that need the push, or be the one that’s doing the pushing making lemonade from lemons. Change a negative to a positive and feel that zest for life.


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