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Change a Habit, Change Your Life! 

 

What's one habit you would you like to adopt or get rid of?

 

AARP’s new book, Love Your Age, reveals more than 100 easy to adopt healthy habits. Packed with expert tips, myth busters, checklists, real-life anecdotes, and sage wisdom, Love Your Age offers a new approach to life, whether it’s eating better, rebooting your sex life, keeping your brain sharp, or savoring time with friends. As a thank you, AARP and Love Your Age are offering a chance to win one of 3 Spafinder.com gifts cards, valued at $100 each.


Enter the sweepstakes in 2 easy steps:

 

1) Sign in or register on AARP.org; and

2) Reply to this discussion to tell us one habit you would you like to adopt or get rid of.

 

Contest ends 2/21/18. No purchase necessary. See Official Rules and Terms of Service.

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Stay off electronics from 7pm - bedtime daily.

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Stop looking for something sweet after dinner.

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I want to loose 25 pounds!

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Good for You!! But you have bitten off too big a chunk to work.  Start more slowly, like going to the gym two times a week, so you will feel successful. That makes it easier to stick with your new program.  Good Luck.

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Begin daily yoga program.

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I really enjoyed sitting outside and reading old newspapers this afternoon since the weather was nice and the sun was shining.

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I would like to improve my posture.  My back hurts frequently and start to slump.  I have been told that correcting my posture and standing up straight can help improve my overall health.  

 

AJ in Denver

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I've already begun walking on my treadmill every day, and wearing a fitbit to encourage more exercise. Would like to get back into Yoga on a regular basis. 

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A habit I would like to kick is keeping candy next to my bed. It's such a temptation late at night. Or maybe making myself do some exercises before having a piece. There has to be some balance.

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@mb40696233wrote:

A habit I would like to kick is keeping candy next to my bed. It's such a temptation late at night. Or maybe making myself do some exercises before having a piece. There has to be some balance.


I started drinking a plant nutrition product and it took away my sugar cravings.  

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I would like to develop better sleep habits in terms of bedtimes and duration of sleep.  That could really help with everything!

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I would love be to be more self forgiving.  I beat myself up for so many things. Silly  most are in the past.  I want to just let go!!!

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Daily meditation and journaling!!
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I would love to cut out the sugar in my diet.  My head knows its lousy for me but my taste buds

just want more, more, more!  So, I'm giving up candy for lent and hope that jump starts a new habit.

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I would love to begin walking on a regular basis

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Yoga three times a week, and lying in a hammock the rest of the week,  mabe a quick trip to the ocean, some of the other days of the week!

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Would love to exercise more.

 

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I would like to be able to discipline myself enough to get more walking in and more meditation.

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I am going to become more involved in my community and try to make others know they are appreciated. To many people complain and sit, retirement is a time to share with others - volunteer, call to check on a friend, plant a garden, knit caps for the new born babies at the hospital nursery, learn something new or teach your talent to someone else - IF YOU CAN READ THIS YOU CAN HELP A CHILD LEARN TO READ A GIFT THAT LASTS A LIFETIME. 

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I need to go to bed early and get up early.

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I wish I had thought of this one, you're right. It's so easy to waste time at night when I'm a "little" sleepy, which leads to a wasted next.day. I want to get the most out of my retirement years, and need a little discipline to do that.
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I would like to stop procrastinating. I have so much on my mind sometimes like work, my husband, my daughter that I forget or won't do the things I need to do for myself. So I put it off and I don't do anything.
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A habit I would like to start is to meditate daily.

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I would like to incorporate strength training 3-4 times a week into my fitness goals.

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I would like to start eating better and lose about 25 pounds.

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I find meditation enormously helpful, but getting into a routine with it very difficult. 

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I would love to do yoga every day.

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I would love to learn how to meditate.
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I would like to incorporate yoga, meditation and mindfulness to my daily habits. 

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Drink more water, less coffee

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