As we age we try to find strategies to make life easier. IPhones, GPS, Remote controllers, and Calculators are just a few examples of technologies that make life easier for our minds and bodies. But when we make life easier for our mind, we accelerate the decay of our cognitive skills. The best way to keep our brains sharp (and our bodies) is with exercise and challenge. Instead of looking to make things easier on yourself, look for something that challenges your mind and body.
Gregg Krech Author, Naikan: Gratitude, Grace and the Japanese Art of Self-reflection (2002)| Author, A Natural Approach to Mental Wellness (2004, 2011)| Author, A Finger Pointing to the Moon (2000)| Editor, Thirty Thousand Days: A Journal for Purposeful Living (1993-Present)| Director, ToDo Institute (Vermont) (1992-Pr......