Do you choose to feel old?

Imagine………………….being 90? What does that look like for you? Will you be out and about doing what you love to do?  Or will you be wheelchair bound and totally dependent upon others? Most of us will be somewhere in the middle.  Frustrated that we can’t do what we used to do and limited in our mobility with a fear of falling. Now look back to how you were 20 years ago……..10 years ago. Looking back we tend to see things with...

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What if?

What if? As I said in my blog last week, I’m all about independence and freedom. Independence and Freedom.  I and F. IF. IF is a word we use a lot.  If I had more money, I’d be happy. Or used in the negative:  If I didn’t look so fat in exercise pants, I’d go to yoga class. What if you didn’t need more money to be happy? What if nobody cares how you look in yoga class? These are choice points.  You can choose to do something or...

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How independent are you?

I’m all about independence for myself and encouraging independence for others.  Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach him to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Take a look and see where your freedom might be restricted.  Look at where you might be dependent upon that something or someone. Is it alcohol, sugar, food?  Are you shackled by a health problem?  Or some kind of physical restriction? You can’t do what you...

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What is wellness?

What is wellness? Is it being healthy?  Is it fitness? A girl I once worked with was obsessed by running and working out.  She had a terrible diet and seemed to have a continuous series of colds and flu as well as poor body image.  Not my idea of well. I know a woman who was coping with a degenerative illness – she was cheerful and uplifting to be around.  Maybe not in the best of health, yet still in a very good place mentally,...

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