Monthly Archives: August 2012

Life honors purposeful living

The National Institute of Aging’s Dr. Robert Butler found that older people who could articulate their sense of purpose lived 8 years longer than those who can’t. In Okinawa, the word “Ikigai” means “the reason for which I wake up … Continue reading

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Brain Fitness, Day 19

Brain Fitness Blog, Day 19, August 23, 2012 High or Low” opened with a continuation of the previous high and low sounds, but they were much harder today. I advanced through two more levels of difficulty without stress. Points today … Continue reading

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Brain Gamers Wanted

AARP is asking for folks to try out some brain games. The link may dry up soon, as the deadline is Wednesday, August 23. Just in case you can get involved, click the story link. Share this:

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Brain Fitness Blog, Day 18

Day 18, August 22, 2012 “High or Low” kicked off another day of brain training. I noticed that I went through 3 levels, with each level not only using shorter tones with less time between them, they seem to also … Continue reading

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Brain Fitness Blog, Day 17

Day 17, August 21, 2012 “High or Low” was, again, a very good session. It gets me on board attention-wise without stress. I particularly feel good when I see the occasional rewards of animal pictures: up-close reptiles, wild cats, apes, … Continue reading

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Brain Fitness Blog, Day 16

Day 16, August 17, 2012 Today was not an exciting day on the Brain Fitness Blog front. There, I said it. “High or Low” continued with the new sound pattern. It’s still not very hard and I wondered where it … Continue reading

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Heat, Stress and Living to 100

I don’t now about you, but the heat seems to be producing more stress. And when the heat seems unrelenting, the stress builds and we can feel so stressed that we are less able to connect our thoughts, complete tasks, … Continue reading

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