We hope for a sound mind. We hope for a healthy body. We hope for enough money to live and to give. We hope these things for our loved ones, too. What happens when one thing changes and hope is hard to muster? What happens when everything happens at once? Moments when life is falling apart and we find ourselves feeling hopeless? When Jerome Groopman, MD was interviewed by the New Yorker about his book, The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness, he discussed Christopher … [Read more...] about The Healing Power of Hope
A study from Johns Hopkins University suggests that stress affects women’s brains far more severely than men’s. This may explain why women develop dementia, Alzheimer’s, and related illnesses at faster rates than men. Luckily, the 100 Year Lifestyle has information to potentially prevent Alzheimer's in this article. A 25-Year Study 909 study participants based in Baltimore, Maryland, participated in a long-range study at the National Institute of Mental Health. Researchers followed the … [Read more...] about Why Women Are Developing Alzheimer’s at Alarming Rates
“Use it or lose it” is a common phrase we’ve all heard. Especially in connection to our brain activity as we age. As the population’s biggest generation ages, concerns about Alzheimer’s and dementia are growing. And science is racing to find cures or treatments to ameliorate the decline in our brain function as we get older. A New Direction A new study is pointing in a different direction, however. This study examined postmortem brain tissue from people who lived past their 70s. They checked … [Read more...] about Use It or Lose It! Not Anymore!
Have you ever had a moment in your career where you just did not want to go to work? Has it become more and more difficult each day to drag yourself out of your house and make that commute? Does getting things done seem like a mountainous task? Have you felt like you were on a hamster wheel with no hope of getting off? You may have been experiencing burnout. While our country is experiencing high rates of employment, employees are experiencing higher rates of burnout. The 100 Year Lifestyle … [Read more...] about Overcoming Burnout, The Solution Is At Your Fingertips!
There’s no doubt about it: we’re living in difficult times. Whether you’re dealing with stress from being overworked, dealing with problematic family members, or simply just witnessing the state of our world’s climate, there’s plenty of reasons as to why you might be feeling overwhelmed. The 100 Year Lifestyle is designed to help alleviate your stress. While these feelings are only natural, there are healthy ways to deal with them instead of some easy “go-to’s” you might be used to from past … [Read more...] about Healthy Ways to Deal with Difficult Times
The 100th NFL Season is a true testament to longevity. It began this past year on Sep. 5, 2019, and is a special season because fans will soon witness history Feb. 2, when the 100th Super Bowl takes place! The Super Bowl is a time of fun, food, and family bonding. However, sometimes we can overlook the process it takes for athletes to even reach that point. If you make it to the Super Bowl, that translates to a full, 18-game season. In other words, for 18 consecutive weeks, athletes put … [Read more...] about 100th NFL Super Bowl Is A Product Of Longevity