Stop multitasking, go outside and sleep more – already on it!

Stop multitasking, go outside and sleep more - already on it!
Best wishes for the new year and here’s a compliment of the season for older people. Judging from the latest advice on making the most effective new year’s resolutions for 2014, it seems that we of a certain age are doing a lot of things right. Which means that we can happily ignore all the ...

Old people should – die? Thanks, Google 1

Old people should - die? Thanks, Google
Google is like those annoying people who finish your sentences. You start to type into the search bar and before you finish the first word or two, it’s suggesting the rest of what it thinks you want to find out. It’s not mind-reading and it’s not suggestion. It’s called “auto-complete”. An algorithm that predicts and ...

Brag about yer age? Yeah, right!

Brag about yer age? Yeah, right!
“Let’s feel good about being 50, 60, 70 and beyond” advises The New York Times. “Let’s even brag about it.” Brag about getting older? Yeah, right. This weekend I went to visit a friend and quickly realized that the other guests were not my age. As I settled into the wrinkle-hiding shadows with a drink, ...

High Point of Happiness at 69 4

High Point of Happiness at 69
If you’re feeling a bit miz in your 50s just hang in there for another decade. That’s when your spirits will soar higher than at any time since your early 20s. That may sound like a thumb-sucked horoscope but it’s actually the finding of a new study on happiness and aging. It pinpoints 23 and ...