Category Archives for Lifestyle

Can’t Lose Weight? Be More Like a Dog

One of the keys to managing arthritic or painful joints is keeping your weight within an optimal range. And by the way, the images of people you see in the media – movies, television, Instagram,

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The Problem With Exercise

I generally avoid parties with a bunch of people I don’t know. Instead of finding it energizing, as a lot of people do, it’s sucks the energy out of me like a vampire – an energy vampire. But

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Let’s Hang On

I didn’t think too much about getting older until about 60 years of age. Then my sense of time changed. Suddenly, it feels as if there’s not enough time in front of me to do some of things I want

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How to Use Your Head to Get Ahead

The game was close with each team trading off the lead. With the clock ticking down, we were losing by two points. I got the ball, glanced at the clock. Four seconds. I gave my defender a head fake, he

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When Slowing Down Is Not So Good For You

A friend recently said she was concerned about her weight. ”Why is that?” I asked. ”I don’t know. I guess there’s not much you can do about it. It’s just what happens as you get older anyway,”

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Something’s Broken

A lot of people, and from time to time myself included, think that “if I had more money in the bank, I would feel better…happier, more content“. If you’re net worth twice was much

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How to Age-Reverse Your Body

I used to eat a lot of pies. By a lot, I mean 4 or 5 in one sitting. I don’t remember this. My dad told me about it. He said one time Mom Niles had spent all day baking pies and had set them out

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Aging and the Edges

I still have “use or lose it” on my mind… I’m 61 years of age now. How did that happen? I received an email from a former student, Darin, who is now CEO of a hospital in Idaho. A hollow gasp

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The Need for Speed

On any given day in our neighborhood you will see a mom or dad pushing a stroller or a happy dog with his owner and some people walking briskly or running. Some days though, I see a few people who are

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It’s Not How You Start. It’s How You Finish.

“You can observe a lot by watching.” – Yogi Berra I don’t like “average”. The typical, the common, the ordinary. No one has ever accused me of being “average”

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