Sharing especially for my friends who do trapeze, but also for my friends who are movers, and my friends to are getting older:
Niedra casually mentioned she was “going back to trapeze again as Bob had started up an over 65s womens class”
Active Ageing – SEE & DO
Vicki Robin of
Your Money or Your Life is right about responding to Covid-19 if you’re financially independent:
I wake up every morning asking, “What can I do for others to ease their material or psychological pain as Covid-19 upends our lives?” and “How can I use my leadership in communities of influence to increase vigilance where people are slack and calm where people are freaked?” The privilege of financial independence is the ability to serve.
FI, FIRE and Covid-19; are we better set for this virus?
I’ve spent the past 5 years working to recover my ability to rest in a squat. Not quite there yet, but getting closer. (Photo by Jackie Brewer.)
When the tribespeople squatted, their readouts pinged, indicating that their leg muscles were contracting far more than when they sat, and almost 40 percent as often as during walks.
Sitting Is Bad for Our Health. Should We Squat More Instead?
Probably just another instance of “people who drink moderately have other healthy behaviors as well,” but very much in keeping with my preconceptions:
Compared with abstainers, those who drank one to 13 standard drinks a week had a 66 percent lower rate of beta amyloid deposits in their brains.
Moderate Drinking Tied to Lower Levels of Alzheimer’s Brain Protein – The New York Times
Tips from evolutionary psychology:
The more estrangements someone has in life, the worse his or her life is – across the board
If you trespass against someone in your world, realize that forgiveness is not an easy feat and it is actually rarely truly implemented – especially if the transgression is major and personal
Developing a reputation as someone who is genuinely trustworthy within a small community is golden
What’s the Darwinian Recipe for a Fulfilling Life? 14 Questions with Evolutionary Psychologist Glenn Geher (PhD)
Cool! This is my local transit system!
The first hydrogen articulated buses in the US goes to… MTD. New Flyer has secured an order for two sixty-foot Xcelsior CHARGE H2, powered via
MTD finalizes the first order for articulated hydrogen buses in the US – Sustainable Bus
“I managed to walk to the North Pole, but I didn’t manage to walk to the airport from Boston.”
In a fast-paced world, walking is a ‘radical’ act, says Norwegian explorer | CBC Radio
Another for the “all the rays are actinic” files: Your fat cells need blue light.
insufficient stimulation of the light-OPN3 adipocyte pathway is part of an explanation for the prevalence of metabolic deregulation in industrialized nations where unnatural lighting has become the norm.
the highest probability of reaching 90 years was found for those drinking 5– < 15 g alcohol/day.
Netherlands Cohort Study | Age and Ageing
Probably just another instance of “people who drink moderately have many other healthy behaviors,” but it reinforces my preconceptions.
Fashionopolis: The price of fast fashion and the future of clothes by Dana Thomas, ISBN: 9780735224018