Balancing doing and being

Balancing doing and being Why the longevity revolution could be a catalyst for us to slow down and enjoy life – all of life. As human beings, we have evolved a stress-response system that is based on a balance between doing and being. For far too long we thought that...

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Age is more than a number

Age is more than a number Last week, I wrote a post on LinkedIn about my ambiguity of the expression “Age is just a number”. It hit a nerve and I therefore think it deserves a longer post here on AgeingUpwards. What I wrote on LinkedIn was that I believe the saying...

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No, you are not some faulty machinery

No, you are not some faulty machinery The old mechanical way of looking at our bodies and minds is stopping us from living thriving lives. I suggest an alternative which focuses on what matters to us instead of what is the matter with us. You are happily cycling along...

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How can sitting still make me age well?

How can sitting still make me age well? Why mindfulness can help us make the most out of growing older We are getting older, and the demographic of the world is changing like never before. How are we as individuals going to live those extra 30 years we have been given...

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New Newsletter/blog launched AgeingUpwards

Thriving Life is launching a new Substack Newsletter/Blog There are hundreds of books and magazines telling you how to stay young. This newsletter will not! I believe, we should stop listening to the stories that claim that by default a younger person is somehow...

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