Meditation Training And Gardening Will Help You Handle The Challenges Of Old Age

Meditation Training And Gardening Will Help You Handle The Challenges Of Old Age

There is no doubt about the fact that aging is stressful, and developing the tools to deal with it, such as meditation, and a good network of friends and family, can transform a living hell into a delightful life. When I discovered meditation, years ago, I realized that I could calm my mind when needed, with some training. The greater the stress level (which is all in the mind, really), the tougher it is to ... Read more

Could Willy Loman Turn Setbacks Into Opportunities?

Could Willy Loman Turn Setbacks Into Opportunities?

Hi folks, welcome! Sometimes I feel like a young man trapped in an old man's body, as I deal with the challenges of training, especially when it comes to running. So, can I turn setbacks into opportunities? As I struggle to get my training back on track, and deal with the challenges of WordPress locking up all the time, I decided that I needed to read a good book. I chose a an uplifting and cheerful play, ... Read more

Are You More Driven By Fear As You Approach Old Age, Or By Inspiration?

 Are You More Driven By Fear As You Approach Old Age, Or By Inspiration?

“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself”: FDR’s First Inaugural Address" History Matters. Hi folks, welcome! I'm scared of heights and poverty, I don't seem to be anxious about aging or dying, particularly, but I am frightened of  not living my life to the full, which can be a living death and a terrible waste. From time to time I reflect on the role that fear plays in my life, and Brian Germain's ... Read more

FitOldDog’s Cabbage Theory Of Gods And Plantar Fasciitis

FitOldDog's Cabbage Theory Of Gods And Plantar Fasciitis

Hi folks, welcome! Setting up a business isn't only about designing products, such as our plantar fasciitis treatment, to make money, it's really about making a difference, but you do need some money to keep making a difference. When I was growing up, or becoming conscious (not conscious in the way Eckhart Tolle means, as that came much later), our mother professed to be a Jehovah's Witness. I remember her ... Read more

Does Your Dog Like Peas? Philosophy At Work.

Hi folks, welcome! Why do we like one person, vegetable, book, or dog, and not another? I do like philosophy, or thinking about thinking, I must admit, and this is an age-old question. When it comes to liking most things, no problem, your initial impression is generally on target. For humans, however, first impressions are dangerous and you have to remember that you most certainly can't tell a book by ... Read more

Find Your Ferret Before Aging Takes It’s Toll

Hi folks, welcome to my thoughts on 'what happened.' You have to have a dream for a dream to come true, which is increasingly important as you deal with aging. I was chatting to my son, Nigel, on the phone the other day and he was discussing his latest project idea, when he said, "Maybe I'm just looking for my ferret again?" I asked what that was all about, and he said, "Well, as a kid I always wanted ... Read more

Aortic Patient Versus Athlete With Stent: Take Care How You Label Yourself As It Will Create Your Reality

Hi folks, welcome to my blather! There are many ways to look death in the face, but the real trick is to look life in the face. Aging comes with all sorts of health challenges, including the possibility of aortic disease. If you label yourself as an aortic patient or cripple, that's what you'll be, a prisoner of your aneurysm, stent graft or other type of repair, or whatever other issue you are facing for that ... Read more

Some Secrets Of Successful Aging

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." Winston Churchill. Hi folks, welcome! When aging can be such a pain in the butt, what is successful aging? One answer is, attitude! As you live your life you are building the road map of your reality. You can create a happy, positive world in your head, or a miserable, negative one. It's up to you, almost irrespective of your ... Read more

Disclaimer: As a veterinarian, I do not provide medical advice for human animals. If you undertake or modify an exercise program, consult your medical advisors before doing so. Undertaking activities pursued by the author does not mean that he endorses your undertaking such activities, which is clearly your decision and responsibility. Be careful and sensible, please.