Tuesday, 29 January 2008
Finally back on the blog, and I can’t say that the literate part of my brain hasn’t felt deprived of stimulation. The normal state will return as I will slowly work my way up to the 3-4 posts per week.
What has changed during recess is that I’m 21 years old, which I turned last Sunday on the 20th. The birthday has had spiritual importance since I have now realized that, despite that I feel very young, sassy and lively, I am no longer a teenager but an adult. Before I know it I will be 25 which is a bit saddening. The 20th birthday marks a milestone in ones biological life because now, you are not growing any more but are on your path towards aging.
Men reach their epitome of beauty between the age of 20 and 25. After that, hair begins to fall off the head and the hair line recessed. Some are tragically affected earlier while others live with beautiful hair until they reach 60. But the most important thing is to maintain your facial beauty and take care of yourself. It’s in the 20s you begin to see changes amongst people. I have meet 23 years old men who have a little rusty appearance, look tired and have tea bags, basically starting to look old.
Sparing a few moments for your biological mass once is a while is important, especially in this age since most damage made to your appearance is permanent. Naturally you don’t have to go Patrick Bateman on yourself or do what the magazines recommend you to do, which is to buy a whole gang of expensive products. My tip is to snag the basic product you need to get through the day and the primary one is a good facial soap. Never ever wash your face with shampoo or hand soap, they tend to be harsh against the skin on the face and dries it up. A moisturizer is a necessity as well, especially if you have a dry skin. Someone with chubby wallet and care for grooming naturally buys products from a body shop rather than from a pharmacy because the products at pharmacies generally consist of chemicals rather than natural ingredients like avocado, melon and herbs. And, trust me on that one, it does make a big difference.
Naturally one can’t compete with people like Brad Pitt who use saliva from unicorns and all sorts of products normal beings cannot afford, including plastic surgery. But you are basically in control of how your face ages. A good sleep is very important, don’t try to rely on coffee to get through the day, in a long run that will bite you in the ass. I’m a heavy sleeper and always make sure that I get at least 8 hours of sleep. Suffer from insomniac? Do a few push ups. When I have spent an hour at the gym I tend to fall asleep easier and easily remain dosed off for 8-11 hours, sleeping in a chilled environment helps as well. Ending the day with a smile is achieved by drinking a glass of cold milk and a few slices of cantaloupe melon.