“It is about time we realise that investing in pro-ageing is much healthier and profitable for us than anti-ageing“
“We can all learn the skills to overcome the default limits of our minds and brains to thrive as well as survive as individuals and society. It starts with training our attentional control, gaining more awareness, and cultivating a broad and compassionate perspective of life“.
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I am delighted to have been invited as a moderator to the 8th edition of AgeingFit Event on 11 & 12 March 2024
Instead of a specific goal, pick a word that has value to you. A word that represents a principle, quality or trait that is important to you, and which you would like to exhibit more of in your life.
24 days and opportunities to PAUSE from the rush of the season, check in and reflect.
“Ageing Upwards is a must-read for those wishing to remain mentally vital as they age. Berit artfully combines her vast (mindfulness) experience with her recent research to provide a practical path towards resilience, full of wisdom and understanding. Mental vitality is crucial as a basis for ageing upwards and reducing our healthcare burden, next to nutrition and physical activity.”
“Berit was excellent. Her calm manner and professionalism won over the severest cynic (i.e. me). Her soothing voice, sense of humour and openmindedness all stood out. She persuaded me of the need to do more mindfulness. It was an inspiring, bonding and fun experience”
Ageing Upwards is a great handbook written with a depth of research, real examples, stories and practices (including links to mindfulness recordings). It is a book I will keep returning to, in supporting the leaders I work with as a coach and for my own acceptance, perspective and embracing of my own aging.