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Alainnah is 91 years old, lived on three continents, and has been a lifelong learner, pursuing knowledge and wisdom. She’s always formed groups to study together. She prefers to ask questions and enjoy what others have to say. Alainnah has compiled her group study sessions in a book, Mindfulness Together.

Latest Posts By Alainnah Robertson

10 months ago

6 Steps to Better Brain Health

People become increasingly susceptible to dementia as they age. The WHO points out that population aging creates more and more cases of dementia for the health system to treat. Coping with the extra work and expense of caring…

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11 months ago

How Well Do You Maintain Your Body?

My favorite philosopher, Socrates, said, “It’s a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” The ancient Greek physician Herophilus stated, “When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, strength…

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1 year ago

Healthy Nutrition – The Safest Way to Health

Nutrition is the study of nutrients in food and the relationship between diet, health, and disease. A healthy diet is all about putting the science of nutrition into practical action so that we nourish our bodies in the best possible way. I’d like to tell you…

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1 year ago

Personal Hygiene Is Step One in a Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle includes the habits of a good hygiene regime. There is very little worse than being too close to a person who smells. The axiom that cleanliness is next to godliness has great wisdom in it. Do we really want other people…

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1 year ago

What’s So Important About Exercising Regularly?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for the human primate. Yet only a very small percentage of humans – around 2% at the most – like exercise, and the statistics show that no more than 30% of humans get enough of it to prevent ill health in later life…

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1 year ago

Sleep Hygiene: A Healthy Beginning to Your Day

Our bodies are genetically programmed to sleep for at least a third of our lives. This is where healthy living starts, and it’s also the foundation of a wise lifestyle. The factors that determine the quality of a person’s sleep are called sleep hygiene…

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1 year ago

Why Gratitude Matters for Our Own Well-being

Since time immemorial, people have been discussing the quality of gratitude. Plato (427–347 BCE) said, “A grateful mind is a great mind, which eventually attracts to itself great things.” Aristotle (384–322 BCE), a pupil of Plato, pointed out the relationship…

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1 year ago

Do We Have Mature Relationships with Others?

Our relationships with others can make life a delight. If our lives are full of family and friends with whom we have a loving and fulfilling relationship, we have a treasure beyond price. When we’re sad, they can help us lift our spirits…

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2 years ago

How Do We Handle Our Relationship with Ourselves?

Our relationship with ourselves is the most important relationship in our lives. If it isn’t mature, no other relationship in our lives will be mature and happy. Wayne W. Dyer, one of my favourite self-help gurus, says very clearly, “If you don’t love yourself…

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2 years ago

What Is Rational Maturity, and Why Do We Need It?

Rational maturity begins when we accept responsibility for our lives and our thinking processes. Developing our rational maturity is a question of facing reality honestly. To do this, we have to make the effort to throw off the conventional wisdom…

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