Living Longer and Stronger

5 Steps to Healthy Aging

5 Steps to Healthy Aging

We are all growing older by the minute - it’s just a fact of life. And as we age, there will be new challenges to face like making career transitions, retiring partially or fully, watching our children leave for college or move out on their own, losing friends and loved ones along the way and dealing with some health issues. Despite such challenges, we can continue to grow, flourish, and enjoy life satisfaction. Here’s how. Step 1: Find Your Methods...

How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

Many people may not stop and think about health and finances as being intimately tied together, but in fact, they are and in several ways. Our goals should be to live as healthy as possible with as many resources as possible. Our health affects our bottom line and how we handle money affects our health. Being terribly ill can drain our resources and having chronic money problems can make us sick. We live our lives paying attention to so many...

Good Medicine for Pain

Distraction, Mood and Memory: Good Medicine for Pain

While there are many coping mechanisms one can engage in when life is tough to handle, distraction has been shown to be effective in helping people effectively deal with depression. Interestingly, distraction has also been shown to be effective at managing and reducing physical pain. When one takes his or her mind off pain for a while, it may seem less bothersome. Either self-distraction or forced distraction can both be effective at alleviating pain. This is especially true for...