LifeLivedForward_SLICES_17

 

An assembly of nutrition, fitness and lifestyle resources

to keep seniors actively engaged.

 

  • Sweat With Soul – Walls When you put your honest effort, your pain and your purpose into something, you won’t just sweat… you will sweat with soul. These messages are straight from the heart and I hope they resonate with your heart. Change starts from within, so if you want transformation in your fitness, your career or your relationships… then turn ...
  • What Does It Mean to Be Spiritual? Dr. Harold Koenig, a physician at Duke University and an international authority on spirituality and health, tells us that spirituality is the “personal quest for understanding answers to the ultimate questions about life, about meaning, and about relationship to the transcendent. ” What is particularly appealing about this definition is that he believes it is a quest ...
  • Choosing to Have a Normal Blood Pressure For the first 90% of our evolution, humans ate diets containing less than a quarter teaspoon of salt a day. Why? Because we ate mostly plants. Since we went millions of years without salt shakers, our bodies evolved into salt-conserving machines, which served us well until we discovered salt could be used to preserve foods. Without refrigeration, this ...
  • Stress: Wrecking Havoc on Your Health Stress comes in all shapes and sizes: drivers who don’t use their turn signal, kids throwing temper-tantrums, an overloaded (and ever growing) inbox – just to name a few. Moreover, the same experiences that stress you out may roll off someone else’s back. Stress isn’t always a bad thing, either. When reacting to an immediate threat, ...
  • Facing a Challenge As we age, we are likely to encounter problems, everything from arthritis to cancer to heart disease. But facing a challenge does not mean you’ve failed. For example, getting cancer, or heart disease, or even cognitive impairment, doesn’t mean it’s your fault. It just means you must deal with it if you are to age ...
  • Embracing this Moment “Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such….” Henry Miller Throughout life we tend to develop resources that contribute to experience a balanced, joyful life. This is a unique and personal process for each of us. One of my resources, one of my “Golden Stepping Stones to ...
  • Can Dehydration Affect Our Mood? Water is by far the number-one nutrient in our diet. Studies have suggested that proper hydration may lower our risk of heart disease and cancer, and may even make us better kissers. Brushing artificial skin against the lips of young women, researchers found that hydrated lips showed greater sensitivity to light touch. Although it is well known that water is ...
  • High-Fiber Fit Snacks To Curb Cravings and Beat The “Hanger” It’s 3pm, you’ve already had 3 cups of coffee for the day…your stomach growls, your blood sugar is starting to plummet and now you’re feeling “hangry”. Or it’s after dinner and you’re in front of the TV catching up on Colbert and Captain Craving pays you a visit. Sound familiar? You look around and there’s ...
  • Be a Mover and a Shaker We are designed to move!  Look at yourself in the mirror.  You have two strong legs, three layers of core muscles wrapping around your middle to stabilize your pelvis and the largest muscle in your body, your buttocks, designed specifically to move you forward.  There is a reason your buttocks covers your backside and the ...
  • Longer Life Within Walking Distance Researchers find exercise often works just as well as drugs for the treatment of heart disease and stroke, and the prevention of diabetes. Exercise is just one of four lifestyle behaviors found to significantly extend our lifespan. Exercise is medicine. Click the arrow to watch Dr. Greger’s video below. In Health, Michael Greger, M.D. Read Dr. Greger’s Best Selling book: How ...