Are you living a healthy lifestyle?

Monday, March 28, 2016

Be honest.  While this question may seem straightforward enough, it’s a little more complicated than it appears. The reality is, only 2.7 percent of us are living a…

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The amazing health benefits of moderate physical activity

Monday, January 4, 2016

’Tis the season for resolutions. Unlike goals, which lean toward accomplishments (I’m talking to you, all you over-achievers out there), resolutions tend to be about self-improvement. And they…

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You can’t improve what you don’t measure

Monday, August 31, 2015

IBM has been in the data collection business for a long time. It started with their mainframe computers, behemoths that filled a warehouse and whose computing power now…

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When it comes to exercise, slow is the new fast

Monday, March 23, 2015

Today we are jumping out of bed to talk about exercise. March is a good time to do this. Not because the north is slowly coming out of…

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The Sultan of Slow is getting some continuing education

Monday, March 9, 2015

The basic elements needed to live a long, healthy, and vital life are relatively straightforward. Eat simply and well. That means a diet consisting of lots of garden…

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Do you remember when youth sports were fun?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

There’s great comfort to be found in the passing cycles and rhythms of the seasons. Whether you live in the tropics, more temperate climes, or colder regions, as…

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Slow down with physical activity every day

Monday, March 10, 2014

  It sounds counterintuitive. The first impulse many of us have at the thought of slowing down is to channel our inner couch potato and watch some TV. …

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Book Review: The Blue Zones

Thursday, January 30, 2014

In January 2000, Dr. Michel Poulain, a Belgian demographer who had spent 15 years studying pockets of long-lived people around the world, traveled to Sardinia off the west…

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How to jump-start your slow life

Monday, January 13, 2014

Many of us, when we think about slow living, conjure images of a sleepy town in Tuscany with its cobbled streets, apartments over shops, and a central piazza…

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