Awe Walks Are Good For You

Awe Walks Are Good For You

Awe and wonder are common in children. Everything they see is through new eyes. As we get older, we lose that freshness of sight. We may even experience social disconnection, more anxiety, and sadness. And these feelings were exacerbated through the pandemic. These...
Aging Well – Finding Your Definition

Aging Well – Finding Your Definition

Can you define a “well-aged” wine or cheese? Easy? How about a “well-aged” life? That becomes a little more difficult! Setting Standards Medical science gives us various ‘aging well’ standards. Some standards emphasize physical ability. Others...
Aging Well – Doing It Together

Aging Well – Doing It Together

As the year begins, I want to ask you a question. What are your views on aging? This year I want to explore what it means to age well. I also want to offer positive things you can do to improve your experience of aging. We all do it – so let’s do it well...
Nurture a Sense of Wonder

Nurture a Sense of Wonder

A sense of wonder can improve engagement with life. Increased engagement with life makes life more meaningful. An important aspect of brain health is having meaning in your life. At Fit Minds we think of meaning as the sixth and overarching element of brain health....
Bounce Back – Building Personal Resilience

Bounce Back – Building Personal Resilience

Will you bounce back from these challenging times? Do you feel stretched to your limit? We can grow when we face challenges or we can crumble. Growing in our mental resilience or ‘bounce back-ability’ is key. Bounce Back In their book Resilience: Why...
Brain Essential Nutrients and Breakfast and Beyond

Brain Essential Nutrients and Breakfast and Beyond

Nutrition is playing a crucial role in brain health, particularly in the areas of depression and dementia. Researchers are identifying key nutritional elements that play an important role in reducing depression and dementia risk and doctors are looking to implement...