Growing up I had a cherished aunt who lived as an artist in the south of France. I loved her work. She had fascinating objects in her still life arrangements that repeated themselves throughout her paintings. One of those objects was a vibrant red pepper. I have one of her paintings that includes, you guessed
At first it seems like a contradiction to slow down in old age while at the same time thriving. This rings especially true when examining the specifics of what thriving means. Webster defines “thrive” as to be “goal oriented, to flourish, prosper, advance and succeed.” In our materialistic world, we normally think of thriving as
From the walk you skipped this morning to the snacks you’ll have before bedtime, your daily choices may have a big impact on your risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Here are the top ways you’re speeding the decline of your mind. You’re not protecting your hearing Hearing loss is linked to dementia: A
The best online dating sites should have a host of tools to help you meet a large number of potential dates, and to go on dates with real potential. A dating site should act as a screening tool, helping you find people you may like, and helping to protect you from anyone dangerous. The best
Most of us are familiar with the term life span, which is a reference to how long a person will actually live. A newer and even more important term is health span, which means the length of time that a person is healthy and not just alive. Physical therapy can help with healthy aging by
Osteoporosis is a condition in which bone density is decreased, causing the bones to become weak and much more likely to fracture. These fractures are serious and take longer to heal compared with those occurring in individuals with healthy bones. As aging occurs, the frequency of falls in the elderly tends to increase. This can
Every day, be full of awareness of the beauty around you. Be full of gratitude for friends and family, for the goodness you find in others, for your health and all you’re capable of. Be full of acceptance of yourself and others – without conditions of judging, knowing that differences and changes make life interesting.
One of the biggest mistakes we make is that we assume we always learn from our mistakes. I’ve met enough people who learned little from their own stupidity. We all know these people. In fact, we probably are these people. You know why? It’s damned hard to learn from your mistakes. I’ve never met someone