Suggested Reading- Heart Valve Surgery, Social Support, Stress Management

Heart Valve Surgery Opening My Heart: A Journey from Nurse to Patient and Back Again,  Tilda Shalof. An insider's look at going through heart valve surgery and recovery. Tilda is an experienced nurse so has great insight into the medical system. The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery, Adam Pick. Adam recounts in detail his … Continue reading Suggested Reading- Heart Valve Surgery, Social Support, Stress Management

Other Aspects of Fitness -Meditation

This is a continuation of a post the other day about the “Four Pillars” of Healthy Aging, specifically about stress management. Sitting meditation is the most powerful method of stress relief I have found. Think of a time when you have spontaneously relaxed completely and gotten lost in the moment, your thoughts fading away as … Continue reading Other Aspects of Fitness -Meditation