On Healthspan and Lifespan, and Learning From Centenarians

I've been reading about longevity related topics lately. Maybe that's what happens when you turn 68 🙂 The most important distinction to me is between lifespan and healthspan. Lifespan has been increasing due to modern medicine, but often people go through a long debilitating decline at the end of life. In contrast, healthspan is what … Continue reading On Healthspan and Lifespan, and Learning From Centenarians

Inspirational quote: On Forgiveness

Waiting for someone to repent before we forgive is to surrender our future to the person who wronged us. Lewis Smedes (from https://thisdaysthought.org/ ) https://positivepsychology.com/forgiveness-benefits/ Many of us trip over this one. The main thing to remember is we are doing this for ourselves, not for the other person. Some situations are obvious. I've carried … Continue reading Inspirational quote: On Forgiveness

Mindfulness, Courtesy, and Kindness

Courtesy stems from mindfulness. Only through being mindful can we more readily take advantage of the endless opportunities to engage others courteously. The true test of courtesy is how we connect and engage when we don’t necessarily get the response we are looking for or when things don’t go exactly as planned -Orly Wahba (https://www.lifevestinside.com/). … Continue reading Mindfulness, Courtesy, and Kindness