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Fifty-something? Survey says life actually begins at 52

If you are over 50, you must read this. A new survey suggests that satisfaction with life hits its zenith at 52 and people are more youthful, fit and ready for anything. The benefits of experience mean 58% feel better able to cope with a variety of situations.

health and fitness Updated: Nov 24, 2014 14:27 IST
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This is for all fifty-somethings reading this story. If you've been feeling down and out of late, here's some good news. A new survey has revealed that satisfaction with life hits its zenith at 52 and people are more youthful, fit and ready for anything. In other words, you've been feeling bad for no reason.

According to the research by social network Silversurfers.com, the benefits of experience mean 58% feel better able to cope with a variety of situations, the Daily Express reported. Up to 36% of respondents said that they feel more confident, 45% cease to care what others think, while 51% only bother doing the things they like.

The survey found that over-50s have reached a point where they feel more confident about themselves and indeed almost a quarter feel 14 years younger than their age.