Get old, get happy 1

Get old, get happy
Do we really get happier as we get older? A new study shows this to be true – more than ever. My New Old Self is on record as being a sucker for any claim that starts with the words “A new study shows…” I also confessed in a past blog post to being unduly compelled by ...

Mythbusting – not a bad thing 1

Mythbusting - not a bad thing
Mythbusting originally came from the name of a TV science show but now It’s a Thing, and not a bad one. In the past 20 years medicine has adopted an evidence-based approach to decision-making. This requires interrogating whether there is irrefutable proof for our beliefs – and busting the myths. This seems a good approach to ...