Shifting Your Mindset to Improve Your Health
Can you believe that we’re turning the corner into September!?
This is the perfect time to check in on how you’re doing with your 2021 goals for the year.
Are you where you’d hoped you’d be in terms of your progress … or are those goals a distant memory?
As we’ve taken a deep dive into aging this month, it can be pretty eye-opening to realize that your goals are about SO MUCH MORE than what size jeans you’re wearing.
Don’t get me wrong. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with having weight- or…
Let's Talk (About Your Digestion)
Let’s talk about a topic a lot of people feel uncomfortable talking about:
When it’s working great, life is GOOD! And when it’s not, well … you can feel bloated, gassy, sluggish, and just plain BLAH.
Lots of factors can affect your digestion – including getting OLDER.
Research shows that about 40% of older adults have at least one age-related digestive problem every year!
That includes constipation … reflux … sensitivities to certain foods … ulcers … polyps … and more.
Plus, as …
Chronic Stress and the Length of Your Telomeres
Weird question for you …
When was the last time you got together with friends or family and had some fun?!
I wanted to ask because there’s important research I was reading about that shows that social time can help you live longer.
First, a little background. You know stress isn’t good for you, right? That includes feeling lonely and disconnected.
Well, research shows that chronic stress impacts you right down to the cellular level, making you more susceptible to dangerous chronic diseases l…
Staying Healthy as You Get Older - the Secret Sauce!
Have you ever heard that saying, “It’s not just the years in your life, but the life in your years”?
I have an eye-opening and fun “what if” exercise for you today to bring that saying to life – YOUR life!
It harnesses the power of visualization to help MOTIVATE and INSPIRE you!
Start here: Imagine you can fast-forward to the age of 75, when you’re spending a day at the beach (yay, you!).
What are you doing while you’re at the beach? Are you fishing … body surfing ... swimming and/or walking…
How are YOU Aging? Here's a Test
I’ve got a fun one for you today!
It’s a test that can give you a hint about how well you are aging. If you’ve done this test before, it’s worth doing again to make sure you’re still on track.
It’s called the sit and stand test.
It was designed by Brazilian researchers, and their study shows it can help predict how long you’ll live (or … more precisely … how long you will NOT live).
To do it, all you need is a clear space on the floor. Stand in the middle of the floor, and lower yourself to …
Anti-inflammatory Foods to Create Health at Every Age
I have a little assignment for you today that might lead you to a delicious weekend project!
Go into your kitchen and look inside your pantry … and then open up your fridge and take a look in there, too.
What’s inside can make a BIG difference in how you age.
A lot of times people talk about what you SHOULDN’T eat – like sugar, processed foods, etc. – because they are linked with a higher risk of disease.
BUT there are actually foods that help FIGHT a major factor in aging. Plus, they can re…
Healthy at Every Age
The consistent investments you make NOW – by eating a healthy diet, working out regularly, taking care of your skin/eyes/teeth, not smoking, etc. – pay off big-time deep into the future!