A Guide to Thriving
This special section of Findings offers a whole-body, whole-life approach to health as we age. So much of what we're told about health and healthy aging is negative and/or punitive: Stop smoking, stop eating fat, exercise more.
Some type of meaning is embedded in everything we do, whether we realize it or not. Public health can--and should--leverage this idea.
Imagine what would happen if we considered our bodies as energy centers that need to be maintained, managed, and fueled on a regular basis in order to better enjoy and succeed at what we care about most.
When it comes to health, communities matter. In fact, research shows that the stronger our communities are, the better our health outcomes tend to be
Mindfulness might sound like something only yogis should care about. But that assumption is dead wrong. We arrive at destinations without any memory of driving there.