vitality? "I eat what I want [and] I sleep when I want," Shirley said in a previous interview, back in 2019. She was 85 at the time, and it seems her lifestyle has put her in good stead, as Shirley turns 89 this year, on April 24.
In the candid chat to People, the Terms of Endearment (1984) Oscar winner revealed her calm and relaxed demeanour. "Not that much bothers me," she confessed. "I think attitudes are a choice.
Anger is a choice, peace is a choice, sarcasm - which is what I'm good at - is a choice. "By alleviating stressful emotions, Shirley could be protecting herself against disease.
Stress, after all, can contribute to the onset of numerous ailments, says the Mayp Clinic, including:READ MORE: 96-year-old David Attenborough's 'long lifetime' may be attributed to changes to his dietThere can be physical and emotional repercussions for feeling overly stressed, which can impact a person's behaviour.Read more on msn.com