New year, new goals: Two simple tricks to embed new habits

Happy 2018! It’s New Year’s resolution time! Are you trying to make a healthy change in your life? Maybe you want to meditate or stretch more. Maybe you want to eat better, go to bed earlier, or give up sugar.

So you start trying, but somehow things keep getting in the way. Eventually, you notice you’re doing your new activity so infrequently that you’re not getting any results. Frustration ensues. Continue reading

Another reason to age well: Being able to take of yourself (and others) during emergencies

I live in northern British Columbia, Canada, where wildfires this summer are impacting thousands of people.

So far the flames have spared my community, but we’re hosting thousands of evacuees — some of whom are elderly and unhealthy — who’ve been driven from their homes by fires and smoke.  Continue reading

Paleo power: My story

This blog is dedicated to the belief that a lot of what we consider aging in the modern world is just accumulated years of misuse (sitting!), plus years of eating stuff our bodies weren’t designed to handle.

We already see unhealthy aging becoming a huge societal problem, and I’m determined not to be part of it.

I’m not in pursuit of eternal youth. I don’t care about wrinkles or grey hair. What I do care about: Read more