Have you ever felt like you’ve lost your mind? Not just because you can’t find your car keys, or you’re in a room and can’t remember why you’re there. I’m talking about feeling like you’ve taken a giant step toward age-related dementia.
When you think of healthy ageing, what comes to mind? Author and psychiatrist John Ratey explores the components of healthy ageing that we all must incorporate in our lives. Enjoy the show!
Have you ever wondered how you can keep your brain healthy? Psychiatrist and author John Ratey shares amazing information about the power exercise has over the brain. Enjoy the show!
I think I can speak for most of us boomers when I say that one of the more frustrating things about getting older is experiencing what we affectionately call “senior moments.”
One of the scariest anticipations of old age is what will happen to the mind. Will I develop Alzheimer’s or slip into dementia? Will I suffer brain damage from a stroke? Will I become a doddering old lady with nothing interesting to say?
Want to think like a genius?
Take some of the 29 tips in the recent book by I. C. Robledo, The Secret Principles of Genius, who picked them up by studying the lives of great thinkers and doers, like Aristotle, DaVinci, Mozart, Tesla, Grace Hopper, Jackson Pollock, Prince (!), Einstein, Madame Curie, Buckminster Fuller, Steve Jobs et al.
“You have to meet Miss Fiona!” my friend gushed, knowing my passion for celebrating dynamic, thriving seniors. “She’s truly amazing!”
Most people in their 60s aren’t overly concerned about brain health. After all, most boomers are decades away from encountering any potential brain health issues.
At the same time, there is a growing body of evidence that says that the decisions that we make now, 60s, may have a profound impact on our health in our later years.
If there was one food that I hated as a little girl, it was spinach.
I don’t know if I really disliked the taste or just the fact that my mom said it was healthy. Or, maybe, I subconsciously resented the fact that they needed an entire cartoon to sell spinach to kids. How could something that adults pushed so hard actually taste good?