Verdeen Bueckert, RN and CREST Board member, has done extensive exploration of research on drug therapies commonly prescribed for people in the second half of life. The results are rather alarming. These 10 Questions are based on published research in medical journals. Don’t skip this reading.
One of the tell-tale signs that you are in the second half of life is your hair goes gray. Because it happens to most people, we think it is normal. But perhaps it’s not. Take a read here from one of our CREST bloggers, Verdeen. She is a registered nurse. This just might change your life (and hair) for the good!
~Dr. Dan Reinhardt, CREST President~
In the second half of life you may be surprised to find yourself struggling. You haven’t dealt with issues like this before; but here they are, staring you right in the face …
Psychologist Martin Seligman reports that after teaching psychology for 25 years he has never had so much fun, nor have his teacher ratings been so high as when he taught “positive psychology.” In his book, Flourishing, he describes the life-changing “Three Blessings” exercise. It’s quite simple:
Would you rather feel 80 or 25 at midlife? The choice might be on your dinner plate.
Midlife isn’t the beginning of the end. In fact, it can be the time you make your most valuable contribution.
At midlife there’s often an energy crisis. Your body slows down and emotions begin to drag. Is it old age, the beginning of the end? Is it a spiritual problem? Or is it just time for a tune-up?