Rediscovering how to play

Rediscovering how to play

As adults, we have forgotten how to play because of all we have gone through in life. Playing is an activity that one could engage in unconsciously. We can let down our guard, lose track of time and just have fun. When we were children, we were not taught how to play,...
A dream come true at the age of 70

A dream come true at the age of 70

Did you watch when Sir Richard Branson travelled into space on the 11th of July 2021? He officially became an astronaut and created a new record in space tourism at the age of 70. He had been dreaming of travelling to space since he was a child. Personally, watching...
Seeing the positive effects of aging

Seeing the positive effects of aging

There is no other organ of the body as diverse as the brain, and as we age, we lose some of the cells in our brain. This may lead to dementia for some people as no two brains age the same way. One of the most powerful ways of taking care of our ‘brain health’ is by...
Writing your own story

Writing your own story

As we age, we sometimes feel that our life is going down a slippery slope, our thinking and behaviour changes and this happens because of the culture we find ourselves which has made us believe that as a senior citizen there are some things that are expected of us. We...