Category: Inspiration

Overheard in the gym

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Made any gym memories lately? If you’re like most of us, when you go to the gym or a fitness class, you hear the conversations happening all around you and take notice of memorable moments. Beyond the clinking of the weights, the humming of the treadmills and the beat of the music, maybe you’ve overhead some… Read more »

8 Ways to Live to 100

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Age gracefully every step of the way! By Cassie Shortsleeve There are many ways to define successful aging. Living a long life is a feat in itself. But living a long life and hanging onto your health and happiness as you age? That’s the real goal. Much of aging comes down to genetics, says Karl… Read more »

A beginner’s guide to the gym

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Stepping into a health club for the first time can be a culture shock. Here’s how to get over it — and get the most out of your membership. I’ve seen the look a hundred times. An older woman, standing in the middle of the gym, looks down at the piece of paper on her… Read more »

The surprising connection between close friends and good health

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Buddies are strong medicine—no prescription required. By Barbara Brody Having close friends leads to many benefits. Sure, it’s great to have someone in your life who shares your love of rom-coms and is always willing to give you a sympathetic ear. But the benefits of friendship are even greater than you may have thought. Turns out, friends play an important role in… Read more »

The amazing health benefits of being nice

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Plus, 7 random acts of kindness you should commit this week. With so much suffering in the world, it’s easy to feel helpless. But small acts of generosity can literally change lives, which is why “random acts of kindness” — or doing something nice for someone just because you can — now has its own… Read more »