Ikarian Longevity Stew

.........."and the city had taken its first steps to changing its diet" ....writes Dan Buettner on page 231 of Blue Zones Kitchen. Who doesn't want to live better? Who doesn't want to live longer? "The Blue Zones Kitchen fuses scientific reporting, National Geographic photography and 100 recipes that may help you live to 100." I have … Continue reading Ikarian Longevity Stew

Are You Too Fit To Fracture?

My early morning reading, nice and light, lol..........exercise and bone density. You don't just wake up one day and experience bone loss or worse, osteoporosis.  A recent study at the University of Waterloo shows that, and I'm sorry, WALKING ISN'T ENOUGH. "Exercise is an important step towards protecting your bones, as it helps protect your … Continue reading Are You Too Fit To Fracture?

Here’s How I Finally Got Myself to Start Exercising

In reading this article I found great common ground when she wrote "I started exercising again by running for only one minute at a time — yes, that’s right, 60 seconds." My area had come out of lockdown and outdoor exercise in public spaces was permitted. I am fortunate that we have access to 5 … Continue reading Here’s How I Finally Got Myself to Start Exercising

🐻Momma Bear(s)🐻

In my recent read "Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn" by John C Maxwell, I stumbled across a humorous story. The particular chapter was on "what happens when we don't take responsibility". Point 2 in this chapter is when "we have unrealistic perspective of how life works" and the pitfall of comparing ourselves to others. … Continue reading 🐻Momma Bear(s)🐻

Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)

There’s been a lot of talk lately about vagal tone and how yoga can help to maintain healthy vagus nerve function, in effect providing “high vagal tone.” (That’s a good thing.) It basically means that the body and brain function more resiliently under stress. It can even reduce allostatic load, which is the amount of … Continue reading Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)