ABCs of Vital Aging: Purpose









Last summer, I attended a wellness seminar, “How to be your own Health Hero,” sponsored by Cambridge Consulting Group, a local financial planning/wealth management company. Dr. Partha Nandi, author of the book, Ask Dr. Nandi (which is also the name of his syndicated television show) talked about the importance of being a #healthhero for our own life. 

My ears perked up when he talked about the first step to becoming your own #healthhero.  This most important first step is having a purpose.  I’m a big believer in that concept. Even as a young kid, I wondered why in the heck I’d been born. I couldn’t believe that I was simply put on this earth to just hang around. Continue reading

ABCs of Vital Aging: Traditions

Every year, in May, I go to the Eastern Market (a Farmer’s Market in Detroit, Michigan) with my sister and niece for our annual Flower Day week-end tradition. It’s a festival of colorful flowers of all varieties, along with fresh veggies and fruits. Amish baked goods tempt the taste buds. Street musicians play some sweet music, and of course, there’s the people watching. The streets are filled with people of all colors and creeds. Everyone is friendly and happy to be walking about, planning their gardens and looking for bargains.









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