YOU ARE YOUR OWN FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH: Movement, Motivation and Mindset for Active Seniors

Energy Bite 188 – Homeostasis and the Psychology of Exercise

Have you ever wondered why some highly motivated people will stop an exercise program just as the benefits start occurring? Mostly it is because they have reached a plateau and they stop seeing an increase in those benefits. But there’s another reason why some people quit. It’s because of the phenomenon of Homeostasis. Homeostasis is… Continue Reading

Energy Bite 186 – Walk Slower and Live

A few months ago, In September of 2016, I wrote an article (see it here) titled: The Faster You Walk, The Longer You Live. It’s true. Walking is a terrific longevity booster for Seniors because it gets the juices “jangling”, it strengthens your legs, improves your heart health, and helps you breathe better. But sometimes… Continue Reading

Energy Bite 182 – Unabashed Self Promotion

I’m not a particularly good Self-Promoter but I intend to change that. I’m learning how important self-promotion is when you have a blog with the purpose of helping seniors, but which you also want to ultimately monetize. I plan to monetize mine through workshops and publications on the subjects of Movement, Motivation and Mindset, Health,… Continue Reading

Energy Bite 180 – Perceptions of “Ageism”

I’ve been reading and hearing a lot about “ageism” lately. Does it exist? Probably. Age discrimination in the legal context does. It’s against the law to discriminate against a person in a hiring situation solely because of age. Except for athletes, of course. They get put out to pasture in their 30s, and it’s OK.… Continue Reading