Knowledge, informal education, wellness and wellbeing

This post will explore the notion that knowledge, informal education, wellness and wellbeing belong together. This may sound like a stretch, but far from it. Indeed, hopefully, as the reader will see, like many things in a productive, meaningful life, knowledge, formal and informal education are pivotal for wellness and wellbeing. The term knowledge is quite…

Acceptance and Moving on are crucial for wellbeing

After the phase of the indiscretions of youth, as one journeys through mid life, the wise realizes that acceptance and moving on are crucial for wellbeing. Acceptance is not the equivalent of “giving in”, surrendering or loosing hope. Rather, acceptance of one’s situation wether the situation is good or bad, involves pushing the pause button,…

Wellness; Beyond exercise, dieting, wealth and possessions

What does the phrase; “It is well with you” mean? Most people will probably agree that it means Wellness; Beyond exercise, dieting, wealth and possessions, when viewed from either sacred or secular lens. The intent in this post is not to diminish or impugn the significance of exercise, dieting and even possessions and wealth regarding wellness…

Seek Inner Peace for Healthy Living and Well-Being

The pain of the challenges of daily life that human beings cannot escape make it imperative for us to seek inner peace for healthy living and well-being. The issue of inner peace, its nature and characteristics, how to find it and how to sustain it has engaged the sages and great thinkers for millennia. Throughout…

5 ways travel keeps your mind sharp into old age

Wether you are in the infancy, prime or sunset of your career, you should consider these 5 ways travel keeps your mind sharp into old age. Why? Because travel experiences lead you away from the knowings and familiarities of your habitual mind and physical self to a new realm of unexplored reality. Travel can be for…

8 ways to reduce cognitive decline in late adulthood

The restful golden years of retirement and old age can present health challenges, but let not your heart be troubled, here are 8 ways to reduce cognitive decline in late adulthood. Decline of brain function can occur suddenly and fast due to acute illness like severe head injury, stroke or coma due to a variety…

Repetition as good habit to avoid physical and mental decline

Whether you are a young adult, a middle age person or a senior citizen, it is wise to embrace repetition as good habit to avoid physical and mental decline. The top rated tennis player who looses a match to an unranked player because she banged most of his volleys into the net has to regroup.…

Travel experiences can help maintain physical fitness

  The benefits of traveling certainly include admiration, appreciation and enjoyment of beautiful sites, but in addition, travel experiences can help maintain physical fitness. To travel is to learn. Travel by itself is a learning experience, especially if the destination is a place that you have never visited before. This may be a location within…