Travelling Mountain Waters and Rocky Coasts Together!
Life can be an adventure.
Couples and partnerships may give you the following advantages.
- Information and guidance for your cognitive, emotional and spiritual well-being.
- Life-long memories.
- Fuller and more vivid experiences.
- Cheer or griping squads.
- Listening posts.
- Pointing out the facts and giving opinions.
- Added energy to reach your goals.
- Complexity and loss when your partner experiences illness, infection, disability, injury or death.
The values of support and understanding between couples, partnerships and extended families, mainly when they are in sync, have helped create civilizations from our earliest times. However, there can be disadvantages to teams and leagues!
- Universities, colleges, and the ‘school of life may not have taught your partners counselling techniques and processes.
- Your partners might be unable to see challenges and issues from impartial standpoints.
- They may not be objective guides encouraging you to process your thoughts and feelings.
Counseling services provide assistance to those struggling with personal issues like depression, anxiety, addiction, or relationship problems, among others. Counseling involves you alone and can extend to include your family, friends, and partners. This can help you to gain insight into your behavioural, cognitive, or other patterns by talking through your relationship challenges.
Counseling can incorporate life coaching services. This coaching often supports you in making positive changes in your life, setting tangible goals and action plans for achieving your personal and shared goals effectively.
Trials, Tribulations and Emergencies Along The Way
Your partner’s views and perspectives can help you understand life’s problems and tribulations. Many challenges beset couples today, and partnerships often take work and commitment. Couples’ and partners’ anxieties include psychosocial aspects as you decide when to spend time together and be apart.
There are finances to work out as you rent or buy a home together. Your partner may not be immediately emotionally and practically available to continue their support, and you might profoundly miss this. Sometimes you could feel alone or rejected when your partner spends time with others and engages in independent activities.
You communicate in different and shared ways, which can be a blessing and a curse; nonetheless, it helps keep life’s sparkle!
Wherever you live and whoever you are, it can be essential for your friends and family to “date” the real you!
“DATE The REAL U“
The following activities can help you to optimize your life when you are 50 + and disadvantaged.
- Develop guided visualization to enhance self-care and self-acceptance.
- Access cultural supports and information, for example, to be reconnected to personal and social identities.
- Think about adding to your regular activities, including hobbies and interests.
- Eat good-mood foods and a well-balanced diet to limit malnutrition—examples of good-mood foods are nuts and seeds, fish, fruits, and grains such as oats and dark chocolate.
- Think about financial planning incorporating setting budgets.
- Reduce or abstain from the use of alcohol and substances.
- Evaluate your go-to stress relievers and maintain, improve or set them aside for later use.
- Apply emotional and social strategies, including calming activities and muscle relaxation. These strategies could incorporate —photo books, singing and engaging through music, oral or life history exploration.
- Limit clutter-tripping hazards and conduct environmental health assessments where you live.
- Undertake regular exercise that your medical or general health team recommends and monitors. Frequent tangible exercise activities could increase your physical, emotional and cognitive health to help you to continue or achieve optimal living!
Let’s talk! The biosphere comprises areas where life lives on our earth. Individuals live on or near deserts, lakes, mountains, and oceans. No person or couple is an island unto themselves, and you may need to reach out for support to start a new chapter and continue your lives together.
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