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The Simple Dutch Cure for Stress by Alice Fleecrackers /Nautilus


(April 23, 2021)
'Uitwaaien' is a popular activity around Amsterdam—one believed to have important psychological benefits…
Topics: Leisure Wellness


We're Just Rediscovering a 19th Century Pandemic Strategy by Sarah Zhang / The Atlantic


(February 27, 2021)
The first way to fight a new virus would once have been opening the windows…
Topics: COVID-19 History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Learning Technology


How to Sign Up for COVID-19 Vaccine in Your State by Selena Simmon-Duffin / NPR


(February 19, 2021)
Advice and an interactive tool to get state-by-state information…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Disease Government Health Care News Wellness


Planning to Get Vaccinated? by U.S. Census Bureau staff


(January 30, 2021)
About half of adults (and three quarters of seniors) yet to receive the COVID-19 vaccine definitely plan on doing so . . .where do you stand?…
Topics: COVID-19 Disease Health Care News Opportunity Wellness


An Effortless Way to Improve Your Memory by david Robson / BBC Future


(January 16, 2021)
A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients…
Topics: Disease Memory (failing, improving) Optimal Aging Research Wellness


Pandemic Anxiety and Depression Among Young Adults Living Alone by U.S. Census Bureau staff


(January 15, 2021)
Living alone has more impact on mental health of young adults than older adults…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Demographics Depresson Living Alone Loneliness Relationships Wellness


Fact or Fiction: Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever by Mark Fischetti / Scientific American


(January 15, 2021)
The answer is simmering in a bowl of chicken soup…
Topics: Beliefs Cooking Optimal Aging Research Wellness


The Nine Habits to Increase Your Energy by Scott Young


(January 9, 2021)
Running out of energy too quickly? Try one (or all) of these tricks to boost it back up and get more out of your day…
Topics: Lifestyle, General Opportunity Optimal Aging Wellness


COVID Vaccine Information Scammers Don't Want You to Know by Stu Johnson


(December 26, 2020)
Behind the good news of vaccines becoming available are scammers who prey on vulnerable seniors…
Topics: COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Fraud Health Care News Risk Wellness


Just Add Water by Kristin Limoges / Domino


(September 18, 2020)
Whoa! This is what happens to your body when you drink water…
Topics: Disease Lifestyle, General Memory (failing, improving) Optimal Aging Wellness


I Tried These 8 Sleep Tricks, Here's What Worked (and What Didn't) by Victoria Smith / Domino


(September 4, 2020)
The tips that finally led me to a better night's sleep…
Topics: Lifestyle, General Optimal Aging Wellness


Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts by James N. Watkins


(July 29, 2020)
Hope and help as the pandemic adds to a worsening trend…
Topics: COVID-19 Depresson Disease Stress Trends Wellness


The Debate Over Masks Submitted by Stu Johnson


(July 25, 2020)
Fighting the push back on wearing masks during the pandemic…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease News Wellness


Peak Wellness By Brad Stulberg


(July 3, 2020)
Avoid the nonsense… here's what actually works…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Food & Nuitrition Knowledge Lifestyle, General Spirituality, Seeking God Wellness


Caution During Reopening by Abby Haglage / yahoo!Life


(June 13, 2020)
CDC provides new guidance to avoid COVD-19 surge during reopening
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Disease News Racism and Inequality Relationships Wellness


What Would Jesus Say About Coronavirus? by James N. Watkins


(March 16, 2020)
Putting fear and uncertainty in perspective…
Topics: Bible COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Faith Fears, Concerns Jesus News


Flattening the Curve by Stu Johnson


(March 14, 2020)
Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Faith News Wellness


Avoiding Coronavirus Infection submitted by Stu Johnson


(March 2, 2020)
Tips from CDC and WHO…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News News Wellness


Mind Cancer Awareness Month by James N. Watkins


(November 9, 2019)
Jim declares the need to pay attention to our mental health…
Topics: Coping Social Issues Stress Wellness


Silence by Dan Seagren


(September 8, 2019)
It can be golden, but…
Topics: Coping Health Care Relationships Wellness


Dealing with Depression reported by Stu Johnson


(February 23, 2019)
Columnist Michael Gerson shares his own experiences…
Topics: Depresson Disease Dysfunctional, Broken Faith Personal Issues Wellness


I Forgot! by Ken Potts


(January 27, 2019)
Humility grows as memory fades…
Topics: Coping Memory (failing, improving) Optimal Aging Relationships Wellness


Ten Years Cancer Free by James N. Watkins


(October 27, 2018)
The top ten things I learned from cancer…
Topics: Faith Fears, Concerns God Grace Health Care Learning Stress Wellness


A Paradigm Collapses by Stu Johnson


(November 11, 2017)
Lessons from three decades of the Low-Fat Revolution…
Topics: Change Food & Nuitrition Research Science & Technology Statistics Technology


Help, Lord, I'm Falling Apart! by Stu Johnson


(October 22, 2017)
Calling on faith when your body starts to fail
Topics: Coping Disease Faith Health Care Optimal Aging Relationships Wellness


Dark Chocolate Good for Health! by James N. Watkins


(August 18, 2017)
A perfect food, as wholesome, as it is delicious…
Topics: Food & Nuitrition Optimal Aging Wellness


You Can Clear Your Conscience by Bill Nichols


(May 1, 2017)
Regaining the God-given gift of a good conscience…
Topics: Change Optimal Aging Relationships


When Someone You Know Struggles with Fear, Anxiety, and Stress by Stanley Popovich


(June 26, 2016)
While professional help is paramount, there are things you can do…
Topics: Coping Depresson Fears, Concerns Relationships Wellness


Never Lose Hope Dealing with Fears and Anxieties by Stanley Popovich


(June 19, 2016)
You never know when the answers will come to your doorstep…
Topics: Coping Depresson Fears, Concerns Hopes & Dreams Wellness


Managing the Fear and Anxiety of the Unknown by Stanley Popovich


(June 12, 2016)
When you face the unknown, does it inspire excitement or fear and worry?…
Topics: Coping Depresson Future Wellness


A Review of Techniques in Managing Depression by Stanley Popovich


(June 5, 2016)
You don't need to let depression and fear get the best of you…
Topics: Coping Depresson Wellness


Managing Your Persistent Fears, Anxieties and Stresses by Stanley Popovich


(May 29, 2016)
Technique to help you cope…
Topics: Coping Depresson Lifestyle, General Stress Wellness


10 Early Signs of Alzheimer'sComparing normal age-related changes submitted by Stu Johnson


(September 9, 2015)
When is it time to suspect Alzheimer's? This guide from the Alzheimer's Association compares early signs of the disease with normal changes most of us experience as we age…
Topics: Change Disease Health Care Memories


Mom had Alzheimer's - What is my risk of getting it? by Carol Brekower


(September 9, 2015)
The Washington Post reporter, whose mother had Alzheimer's, seeks out the doctor who treated her for the latest information on the disease…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Disease Health Care Memory (failing, improving)


Natural Carbs That are Good for You submitted by Stu Johnson


(August 12, 2015)
Knowing which carbs are good for you helps maintain a healthy balance to your diet (excerpt from an article by Joshua Steckler in the Daily Herald newspaper)…
Topics: Cooking Optimal Aging Wellness


Five Habits for HappinessA few minutes a day is all it takes Reported by Stu Johnson


(July 26, 2015)
Brigid Schulte of the Washington Post interviews happiness researcher Shawn Achor (excerpt, with links to full article)
Topics: Attitudes Contentment, Satsifaction Optimal Aging


Becoming Like Little Children by James N. Watkins


(July 10, 2015)
Don't be childish, but strive to be child-like…
Topics: Faith Optimal Aging