As the political and environmental climate in our country plunges from urgency into emergency, the yearly Bioneers’ conference antidotes my feelings of impotence, angst and rage.
The blistering orange sun burns through the smoky morning sky. I feel saddened for our Sonoma & Napa County neighbors and so many others across the country rebounding from ‘natural’ disasters. Even as I seek to green my lifestyle and politics, smoke from nearby fires envelopes the Bay Area where I live.
My father exercised his whole life until a severe car accident at age 70. The antibiotic he took to save him destroyed his inner ear equilibrium — to prevent feeling dizzy, he had to hold his head very still. No tennis, no golf, no dancing. He became deeply depressed and lost his zest for life. His muscles began to wither and the gaunt look of death spread across his face.
Did you know... If you live to age 80, walking an average of 7,500 steps a day, you’re estimated to walk five times around the earth! That's 216,262,500 steps in a lifetime!
What is your image of aging? Are you choosing the best foods and activities to enjoy dynamic vitality life long? Can you use some support?