There's this woman I know. She's tall, charming, beautiful. The kind of woman that when she walks past you or bumps you in the shoulder, you'd be amazed by her beauty. She's radiantly beautiful and flawless, that you'd be wondering.. "What in the world is her secret?? Has she discovered the fountain of youth?"
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From time immemorial, men has been searching for the fountain of youth. Nobody wants to get old. Everybody wants to stay young. Every now and then, some magic pill comes out. They claim to have the found the solution to STOP the aging process.
Stop it. Stop aging. Pfft! Really?!?
People have been so intrigued with the idea of immortality. Not dying. Not aging. The prospect of being immortal has always had its appeal. From the time of our great world leaders until now, it never loses its charm. It even branched out inside the busy world of entertainment. Yes, we have books, TV shows and movies depicting youth and immortality - the famous Twilight Saga, for one.
I don't think that the fountain of youth does exist. There is no anti-aging remedy that can stop us from aging. I'm no doctor, but here's my opinion. With time, we gain some damage in our cells.. our DNA. Of course, when we're just babies, they can't be seen by the naked eye. People start to gain these so-called symptoms of aging as we grow old, from infant to teen, to adolescence into an adult human being until we reach old age. But that is just totally normal. As we grow old, the amount of damage that accumulates exceeds our DNA damage limit, it is way past its self-repair level. So out comes the wrinkles, the sagging of skin, the loss of hearing and sight.. etc.
To age. It is inevitable.
We can't stop it but we can slow it down. Healthy diet. Exercise. Happy life. The closest thing to that so-called "magic pill" for youth and health is a balanced combination of diet, exercise and attitude.
So go ahead and get some fresh air. Do a little exercise. Eat healthy. And smile! Don't be too obsessed with the way you look. Be more concerned with the way you live.