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28 Ways To Feel Younger After 40 That Don’t Mention Exercise

We already know we could stand to lose a few pounds. But what about the other stuff?!

I know it’s the New Year but after some drunk and sober research, my friends and I did some polling and found things in common with people over 40 who feel 28!

And we couldn’t wait to share them with you!

28 Ways To Feel Younger After 40 That Don’t Mention Exercise!

1|Teach someone something that amazes them and comes easy for you.

black woman teaching student


2|Buy after market wheels for your car. Doesn’t have to be fancy, but customizing is a playful, youthful way to say you’re savvy.

black sports car rims


 3|Get some meaningful ink. There’s a reason so many people love tattoos. It can be therapeutic. 

girl with tattoos on arms


4|Get a professional full body massage if you’ve never had one. You’ll just feel amazing after.



5|Update your purse/wallet. If you’ve been using the same wallet or purse for a while, try it.

elephant purse


6|Go out to the sports bar during an MMA or Boxing match. Watching two guys duke it out is like real life video gaming. The crowd is always a nice little mix.

sports bar


7|Go to a late movie premiere, like midnight. Staying up late just because is cute.

dark movie theater


8|Only search for your age range on the dating app. Don’t forget to change this filter before they show you the million under 25 profiles.

girl on the phone


9|If your s/o never wants to go out on the town with you, go alone or with friends.

couple holding a book

10|Go to the gun range with a friend. There’s youth in powerful moments.

girl shooting gun


11|Get some over ear headphones. Not just music producers and basketball players can rock those!

over ear headphones


12|Actually go out with your coworkers sometimes instead of always staying home.

coworkers having fun at work


13|Find a hangout where most of the regulars are older than you. You may absorb some knowledge as the youngest one there.


14|Buy some Nike Air Max. Even if you don’t work out, those kicks are exceptionally gorgeous and the color options are youthful.

15|Laugh more, worry less. Try anxiety/depression meds if you don’t feel balanced. It may change your life.

3 moms hanging out


16|Have a garment in your wardrobe tailored to fit you just right. Search for patterns and have a seamstress create something just for you. 

black woman happy


17|Schedule a professional photo shoot, either casual or for your business.

black and white woman in the street


18|Find a new hobby.

girl playing guitar in museum


19|Listen to more music.

listening to music


20|Find an entertaining, like-minded podcast you enjoy.

podcast microphone


21|Join a club. (book, fitness, bowling, parenting etc) 

group of friends


22|Enjoy some self love time or intimacy with a partner.

woman in bed


23|Forgive a friend or family member and let it be known. 


24|Contact family members that you’ve been wanting to reach out to. 



25|Send birthday and holiday cards. The spirit of giving incites a natural high.

birthday bag


26|Research an effective body cleanse and stick to it. 

woman in bathroom


27|Schedule a barber/salon appointment to have your hair washed (enjoy the scalp massage)  and styled. 

curly hair


28|Have your makeup professionally done. 

makeup palette

Leave a comment and let me know if you’d try anything on the list :) You can find me on IG @nicolemaeavon