Top 9 Life Lessons from 100 Year Olds

I don’t normally do guest posts, but this one seemed to be sensible and it’s a subject I need to learn more about, so I hope it’s helpful for you too. By Greg Thurston  Creator of 7 Minute Mindfulness Watching videos of centenarians, you start to see a theme: they seem content. That might be shocking to younger people, especially anyone who fears old age. Maybe we fear missing out on opportunities in life, and worry that we’ll find ourselves too old to do things. But we have many interviews of people 100 and older, and they love to share about their lives and offer advice to the rest of us. Dr. Mercola (of the Mercola Video Library) interviewed three … Read more

Downsize Dave (again)

Too big for my shirts Once again I find myself looking down and not liking what I see. My T-Shirt sizes have grown from Medium as a man in my 20’s to a portly XL now. This means i’m now about a couple of clem (2 stones) overweight. I actually weigh in at 201.1 lbs, which reveals that i’m actually quite short for my weight. An alternative view is i’ve become a bit of a porker! Now, I must admit, I like my food. I’ll eat pretty much anything. Unfortunately i’ve found myself troughing increasing quantities of ‘anything’ (except Beetroot and Avocado, which I hate with a passion). Increasing portion sizes are the ruin of my waistline. I imagine i’m … Read more

Being Buzz Lightyear

For about 3 years before I finished, I cycled to work. I decided that it was going to be good for my health. I bought myself a bike and chugged the six miles there and back every day; about 30 minutes each way. It was good to get out in the fresh air, although it was restricted to British Summer Time. I didn’t like cycling in the dark. Most of the trip was on cycle paths and there was only about 3/4 mile where I was on open road, so pretty safe. One night, back in my home town and about 200 yards from home, I was knocked off my bike and hit the road hard. I wasn’t going very … Read more

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