Staving off cognitive decline 2: COMMON SENSE recipes
OK, this is a thread that’s dedicated to COMMON SENSE, KNOWN remedies to remain sharp and getting sharper! This is not the place to talk about emprically tested studies, etc. the other thread is for that. This is for what mAKES SENSE! What you saw for yourself, what works for your friends and relatives.
Please share your recipes for remaining smart and getting smarter!
I am curious as to any test that were performed after THE TRADE TOWER went down.
I say this because I read after singer Donna Summer passed she had stated it was what give her lung cancer…..What else do we know ????
Recipe? No. What I think helps me? A positive attitude. No, I don’t do a lot of walking down memory lane either..I try to stay in the moment. Or at least in the same day. LOL And I try to not take things so seriously. I laugh as much and as often as possible.
Now, that being said…I DO read the paper, watch the news and stay current on events all over the place. I don’t ignore what is happening in the world. And I know that there isn’t much I can do about what is happening everywhere else. But I do not let it stop me from doing what I do or have to do. So many people sit and wring their hands, and think about what is going to happen tomorrow. I don’t. I have to get thru today.
I plan ahead, I plan for the future, I make lunch dates, and buy gifts ahead of time…but I could be gone tomorrow…and I don’t think about that or let that stop me from living today.
I think that spending time worrying helps to speed your decline. A LOT.
Funny how all the conversation is happening on the other thread though. It’s a good conversation over there though.
Why do you think that being sentimental is unhealthy? Well I guess it depends on how sentimental.
I think Alzheimers’ is one particular KIND of dementia, not 100% sure. There are different kinds you see. Personally I *really* hope to die before something like that happens to me. Even though I am much more afraid of being palayzed. Lying there helpless and probably in pain and discomfort and misery and totally dependent on the mercy of others, and not even be able to die – for years. They *really* need to change the eauthanasia laws!!!!!
EMPERICALLY—Im way off- Ha !
I know I am more and more in thought about what I could have done in my 30’s to possibly stave off any problems like congitive decline- I never once did drugs, pot at 16 1 time.
I remember when I only thought dementia was on a few, yet some who we know already have signs of this,and I cannot understand the difference in dementia and alzhiemers- I almost flipped when I leaarned or read it was a killer ?
I do regular exercises, drink protien WHEY and take 4 collagen vits in the am and 4 at bedtime. Suggested only 6 a day but I always add one for the road. 2 selenium a day, and Lifeway 2-PER DAY.
If I can say this has helped my hair,skin and yet I still feel that I have slowed down just a little in my late 40’s—-It scares me . I also say that becoming sentimental too much is very unhealthy. I look back at the youthful days wasted, and the days I was proud of but I do not stay their. I try and stay current. I do not dwell on fixing the world yet do what I can in my own area. I try and laugh alot and yet have a strange temper if mad. I was ready to chew out the UPS MAN and had to count to 3 and calm down. When and if my mind begans to dull I hope it is fast as the thought of me coming and going sares me. I say be current and eat, enjoy ,share and keep 2 best friends as they may keep you one day—-BB
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12.07.14 2:28 AM