Better to look good than feel good
Quote by Billy Crystal: “Its more important to look good than to feel g...”
It's better to look good than to feel good.
As we are often reminded, the population of our country is aging. By , there will be as many older people as young people in this country. I am 48, so by , I will be one of the over crowd. Like everyone else, I want to age well. In preparing slides for a talk to group of psychiatry residents, I came across the picture above.
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Think about what is most important to you. First, the practical aspect, you should choose exercises that relate most to the activities that you want to get better at. Exercises can be selected to specifically help with those movements. Second, and probably more important, you need to be focused on getting and feeling better about your ability to move, and not focused on the scale and how you match up to those images that you are bombarded with. However, with consistency, your physical abilities and how moving feels to you will continue to improve. Is it better to look good or feel good dahling? You are commenting using your WordPress.
Thank you, Billy Crystal, for that immortal line! And how often I have used it. Never more than this past month, fresh from spinal surgery, but pumped full of pain killers, when I posted a photo on Facebook. Surgery was, for me, a last resort after not months, but years of ineffective treatment and lack of a real diagnosis. Was it sciatica? Piriformis syndrome?