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#626 Stay Mentally Active in Retirement

The standard retirement model where people stop working forever can lead to loss of mental sharpness. When your time comes, be sure you that you stay mentally active in retirement. Here are some thoughts on how you might plan for it.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in health, Podcasts, retire.

#599 Pay Attention to the Signs Your Body is Giving You

You can replace your car but you can’t replace your body. Pay attention to the signs your body is giving you.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in health, Podcasts, signs.

#403 Stretch

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt If you want to prevent problems down the road take the time to stretch several days a week.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in health, Podcasts, protect yourself, Self improvement.

#402 Food Choices

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt You control what you put in your mouth. If you want to maximize the probability that you live a long healthy life, make good food choices.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in health, Podcasts, Self improvement.

#401 Get Off the Couch

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt If you’re not physically active it’s time to get off the couch and do something about it.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Exercise, health, Podcasts.

Quality of Life

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In our lifetime we get one body. If you abuse the one you have, there are repercussions.
Lung cancer is a horrible disease. It is the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. If you are lucky enough to survive it, you’ve endured a brutal battle. We know that if you are a heavy smoker (two packs a day) there is a 40% chance that you will develop lung cancer. That will dramatically change your quality of life. We can make similar claims about excessive alcohol consumption.

While moderating our exposure to things that will harm the body is important, there are some proactive steps we can take to increase the probability of maintaining a high quality of life:
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Posted by Joel Brookman in health.

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