Laughter is the best medicine. We assume that you’ve likely heard this phrase before, and have probably even put it to the test. When you’re feeling down and things seem harder than ever, spend some time with friends, watch a funny movie, or just reminisce on better, happier days. No matter what you do, make sure to laugh. It’s true; laughter really can be a great medicine. On January 24, we all have the pleasure of partaking in Global Belly Laugh Day. This is the day to get some of your … [Read more...] about Global Belly Laugh Day
Many of us are familiar with Bank of America as a company, and probably even use their services daily. The Bank of America name that we’re all familiar with first appeared in 1923 with Bank of America, Los Angeles. Bank of Italy of San Francisco acquired it in 1928, which it then took the Bank of America name two years later. This means that it’s celebrating over 100 years of being in operation, and that’s something of which we can all be proud. Bank of America's Achievements Throughout its … [Read more...] about Bank of America Celebrates 100 Years!
Believe or not, whether we like it or not, we are living longer than ever before. We are the first generation ever to receive an advanced notice about this information, and it’s time we kick our health in high gear in order to prepare for what’s to come. We are Living Longer Than Ever Let’s start with the facts. Centenarians are the fastest-growing segment of the population by far. The number of people reaching 100 and beyond is expected to increase eightfold. To make that a visual … [Read more...] about Mary Celebrates Her 101st Christmas!
This simple, important calculation will give you immediate knowledge about Your Longevity Potential (YLP). Your M-PYR (pronounced 'empire') stands for your Minimum Potential Years Remaining. Take 30 seconds to find out your number and what it means to you. Compare your results with family and friends and use it as a motivation to live your ideal 100 Year Lifestyle. … [Read more...] about Calculate Your Longevity Potential
Our planet’s health and well-being is currently being attacked. No, we aren’t talking about from aliens or some other life form. Unfortunately, humans are the ones causing the most damage to our beautiful Mother Earth. A recent study found that even though humans only make up 0.01 percent of all living things, since our civilization began, we have managed to destroy 83 percent of wild mammals. We are our own worst enemies--but that stops here. November is World Recycling Month, and it’s one of … [Read more...] about National Recycling Month
Where would we be without bees? They work hard every day, and in turn, the world is a better place. Even though they might not know it, they make it possible for us to eat. Other animals benefit from them as well. Thanks to their unwavering work ethic, they make life possible for every person and creature who inhabit the earth with them. The Essential Role of Bees Pollination is the act of transferring pollen grains from the male anther of a flower to the female stigma. That’s right--even the … [Read more...] about Beautiful Bees and Their Vital Role
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: the centenarian population is on the rise, and between 2015 and 2050, we can expect to see it rise by 800 percent. People are living longer in a society that hasn’t prepared for the growing longevity rates. In order to be able to take care of these people, we need to make a more affordable system with a larger number of work task employees. Without anyone taking care of our aging country, how will we ever be able to accommodate them? What the Future … [Read more...] about Centenarians on the Rise
The issues surrounding head injuries, including concussions, have never been a part of mainstream conversation more than right now. Concussions and neck injuries have reported in the pros and young athletes. Pee-wee and primary age athletic organizations have released new rules limiting contact during practices. Youth Soccer has changed their criteria for heading. Every athlete and parent is concerned about head injuries. Children's chances of sustaining chronic head and neck injuries rise … [Read more...] about Head Injuries from Sports