Did you know that the health of your spine can determine your core strength, how fast you age and the level of health you attain now and over the course of your life? It’s a fact! Your spine is the structural support system of your body. How it supports you can be seen in your posture, which reveals weaknesses that can progressively worsen under the stresses of daily life as you age. Because your structure, spine and nervous system are the lifeline of health and energy to all the vital organs … [Read more...] about Posture, Aging and Emotional Health
Living to 100
Many people have anxiety about aging. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines it as “a declining phase of life.” However, today’s pre-centenarians and post-centenarians are reinventing our notion of aging. Like former U.S. President George H. Bush who celebrated his 70th birthday by going skydiving, many seniors are pushing the limits of their Innate potential and loving every minute of it, realizing that they have plenty of time left to live their life! Today’s centenarians are teaching us … [Read more...] about A New Way of Aging
Are there things in your life that you know you need to change? Is it your health, your priorities, your habits or the dynamics of your relationships? How long have you known that you needed to make these changes? Has it been a day, a month, a decade or longer? Here's an important thought to consider, everything will stay the same until you make the changes you know you need to make. There are two motivating factors that cause people to change: crisis or quality of life. Which will you … [Read more...] about Mastering Personal Change
A long life is something everyone seems to want, but few give much thought to how their story will end. Personally, I’d like to die in a skydiving accident at 105 years old. And like many of you, I have some longevity in my family. How long did your grandparents and grandparents live? Are they still living? And what has been the quality of life during their last decade? These are very important questions to ask as we all face the reality of our potential extended life. My mother is 89 … [Read more...] about Writing Your Own Script
When you awoke this morning did you feel groggy or did you feel rested? Do your clothes fit the way they did when you bought them? Do you dread a flight of stairs? Maybe it is your knees, ankles, low back or memory reminding you that you are not a teenager anymore. Before you decide your age is to blame consider the following: Feeling out of breathe is not because of old age. Struggling to find clothes in your closet that fit is not because of old age. Forgetting appointments or where … [Read more...] about Stop Blaming Old
People who are 100 years old are jumping out of airplanes, running races and traveling the world while other people in their 70s, 80s and 90s are suffering and in assisted living centers and nursing homes. Quality of life, activity level and energy have nothing to do with age. Imagine what your life at 100 would look like based off of your current lifestyle choices. Do you get excited or scared? As centenarians, 100 year old people, are proving, how you age is largely dependent on the … [Read more...] about What’s Age Got to Do With It?
As you now know, the odds of you living to 100 are increasing every day. What will your quality of life, health, relationships, and finances be like when you get there? Will you make the most of your journey? … [Read more...] about The 100 Year Lifestyle Assessment