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The greater your desire for immediate gratification, the more likely not so good things will happen: smoking, driving drunk, gambling, and now a new study shows–lower credit scores. Could the Marshmallow Test Be the New Credit Score? | Psychology Today. … Continue reading
Check out some simple, sage advice for long-term health–an excellent prescription for maximizing retirement readiness. 23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health? – YouTube.
Ken Dychtwald has written a very informative book titled “With Purpose: Going From Success to Significance in Work and Life.” I included a quote in this video from former President Jimmy Carter that offers some insight into what’s really important … Continue reading
Mom was right; eating our fruits and vegetables really is good for us—especially as we age. Research indicates that fruits and veggies that are rich in color may carry strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory abilities. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are especially … Continue reading
Common sense tells everyone that maintaining good health as we age will lead to a more fulfilling retirement. Now we’re seeing more and more studies showing how what we eat, how often we exercise, mental activities and other factors all … Continue reading
As we grow older and into the retirement years, learning a language and/or learning to play a new musical instrument is one way to keep our mental activity sharp. Not to mention it’s fun. And activities like these may diminish … Continue reading
A variety of scientific studies demonstrate the powerful benefits of exercise on our bodies and brains, particularly as we age. The studies were reported in the January 25th, 2010 edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine. Here is a brief … Continue reading
Dr. Walter Bortz, an octogenarian marathon runner and Stanford professor, says it best: “It’s not how old you are. It’s how you are old.” Dr. Bortz has long spoken out against what he calls disuse syndrome, which are problems that … Continue reading
Only death and taxes were inevitable. Thanks to longer lifespans, we can now add chronic disease. But take heart, there’s at least one solution to chronic disease: physical activity.
Billy Graham: Nearing Home: How To Live Ones Latter Years And The Reality of Heaven. The Bible has a lot to teach us on the topic of growing older, including the fact that God has a reason for keeping here … Continue reading