Posts Tagged ‘ body ’

Seniors: It Depends on Your Attitude

Nov 2nd, 2010 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

How difficult is it to live as a Senior? How practical is it to discover a day to day formula that allows for an overall healthy frame of mind, spirit and body?

It depends on your attitude.

Here are the components that make up attitude:

A strong sense of humor. Laugh. Laugh often. Laugh a lot.
An ability to smile. Allow your face to demonstrate that you are a happy person.



Senior Women: Let’s Talk About Loving Yourself

Oct 20th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

I ran across a quote this week that made such perfect sense to me that I want to share it.  I’ve read Dr. Wayne Dyer’s work throughout the years, and some of his books on my shelf are pretty dog-eared because of all the re-reading.  This quote came up on Facebook a couple of days [...]



Seniors: Assess Your Mind, Body and Spirit

Aug 12th, 2010 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

There are several unchallenged rules to live by which equip our bodies for living well and productively. It is the easiest thing in the world to ignore and avoid those rules. It is the best choice to decide to adopt the disciplines that contribute to good health, favorable conditions for living, adequate and appropriate diet, persistent exercise, and a wholesome frame of mind. These, after all, are the pieces of equipment that need to be readily kept in good condition. Check ups will ascertain how well we do. Shopping habits at the grocery store or farmer’s market will indicate our diet. Adequate patterns of rest and then exercise will contribute to our day to day vitality. Looking at these from the perspective of how much better our existence is, will help us keep up the practices of equipping our bodies.

It comes down to a variety of very simple, but poignant questions. Considerations include taking care of yourself, considering the impact your own life and behaviors have on others, living with choices of tranquility make for a better day to day environment for keeping our equipment working smoothly. When we