Are you in control

If you are like most of us, we like to think that we are in complete control of what we do day to day. In charge of every choice from the moment we wake up to when we go so sleep at night. The fact of the matter is that we do not. From birth our brain wants to conserve as much energy as it can, this means that we will form what are called habits. Really what our brain is doing is searching for the solution that takes the least amount of energy. Things like what is the best way to get to work? OR What is involved in my morning routine? Once we have tried a few different ways of doing things we tend to settle on one. Habit is then formed from the repetition of the same behaviour. Skill and to

A 50 year friendship

A recent trip up to see some family had opened my mind to something that I hadn’t thought about in this way before. Staying with a close family member allows time for conversations to happen that wouldn’t normally happen when there are many other people around. We got to talking around how she had a number of friends that she has that she has known and been close with for over 50 years. This was something that washed over at the time that she said it but later on my mind got to thinking about the significance of this. Community and the sense of connection to the people around us plays a major role in how well we age, both mentally and physically. One of the areas that many people on their de

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