Posts Tagged "meditation"
“What surprises me is—even though discrimination against women and racial discrimination still exist, they have improved a lot, especially among artists. And just when I felt I could finally take a break, I encounter the age discrimination. I turned 72 and started noticing a drastic difference in people’s attitudes. I started with racism and sexism in the beginning and fought them so hard and was finally ready to relax. Then, here comes ageism, and I feel like, ‘Give me a break!’” 1.
As human beings we all want to receive love from others, but we must first learn t…
Green turns to hues of brown, auburn, orange, yellow. Leaves carpet the ground as trees humbly surrender them to time. Summer is gone, fall is here. Seasons come, seasons go. Change is inevitable. That’s one of the lessons Mother Nature teaches you. And so it would be wise to take cues from her and make five adjustments during the fall season.
Here are the five adjustments you can make to enhance your physical and mental health during the fall season.
Change your clock
Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends at 2:00 AM on the first Sunday in November. Perhaps you rememb…
Keep this one area in check as you age—your waistline. Forget the scale! People put too much emphasis on the scale. Simplify life and keep your waistline in view. Why? A midsection measuring more than 35 inches puts a woman’s health at risk. And a man’s midsection measuring more than 40 inches puts his health at risk. These measurements increase the chance of heart disease and diabetes in males and females. However, the battle to keep your waistline in check as you age becomes more challenging if you do not develop healthy habits that manage your hormones and stress…
You’ve worked hard all your life. You put in the hours to build a successful career, and now you’re enjoying the fruits of your labor in retirement. Sure, rest and relaxation are an important part of this chapter of your life—but you can’t sit around and read a book forever.
Why not follow your passion? What brings you joy? Retirement is the perfect time to rediscover activities you once cherished or harnessing the skills you’ve always wanted. Now is the time to be happy, and we’ve got the perfect steps to finding your bliss.
In order to find y…
Further research on the benefits of meditation has led to a plethora of fascinating discoveries, including its overwhelmingly positive impact on aging brains.
Meditation is the practice of shifting your focus to the present moment. Clearing your mind for just 10 minutes every day significantly reduces stress, controls anxiety and promotes good health.
Unfortunately, despite the proven benefits, many older adults don’t participate in meditation. Many say they don’t have time, and others claim they’re unable to clear their mind of all thought. The good news is, medi…