Growing Older, Living Younger 

Welcome to Growing Older, Living Younger

Growing Older, Living Younger (GOLY) will empower you to change your aging process at the cellular level, to feel vibrant, healthy and energetic as you age. Through the lens of epigenetic science, we will explore the small steps you can take on a daily basis, to change your aging trajectory and promote health span over lifespan.

New research reveals that what you think, how you move, what you eat, how you interact with others, stimulate your mind or challenge yourself, can modulate expression of your genes. You inherit your genetic blueprint from your parents. But you construct the person that you become.

The GOLY Roadmap to healthy aging is based on modulating gene expression through lifestyle changes in 7 core areas, as introduced in my book Growing Older, Living Younger: The Science of Aging Gracefully and the Art of Retiring Comfortably.

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064 Michael Hingson: Shake off the Dust and Move On.

064 Michael Hingson: Shake off the Dust and Move On.

 The critical key to surmounting obstacles, conquering challenges, and reaching your goals lies in your mind. You have to believe with your whole being that you can do it. Often what holds you back is fear. Today I talk with Michael Hingson, author of Thunderdog:...

063 Erica Hornthal: Movement, Emotion and Mental Health

063 Erica Hornthal: Movement, Emotion and Mental Health

Albert Einstein famously said “life is like a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” Keeping physically active and moving is a key factor for overall wellness, and for healthy aging. Many studies have shown a strong association between a sedentary...

062 Frances Edmonds: RepottingYour Life

062 Frances Edmonds: RepottingYour Life

In today’s conversation I talk with Frances Edmonds, Inspirational Speaker and author of “Repotting Your Life: Sense When You’re Stuck. Explore What’s Possible. Claim Room to Grow.” When I first read this book, my thoughts jumped to the colourful collection of red,...

061 Dale Neale: Dance for Health and Happiness

061 Dale Neale: Dance for Health and Happiness

Today our conversation centres around the benefits of dance for enhancing healthy aging for both mind and body. I  was reflecting on the many ways in which dance has positively impacted my life, and I thought that John Travolta says it  best. “ Dancing's...

060 Amy Schoen: Can You find Love After 50? Absolutely !

060 Amy Schoen: Can You find Love After 50? Absolutely !

I was contemplating my upcoming conversation with Life and Relationship coach, Amy Schoen, when I came across this quote from Margaret Mead, who said: “One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.” That...

059 Louise VN Liebenberg: How Unresolved Trauma Affects Our Lives

059 Louise VN Liebenberg: How Unresolved Trauma Affects Our Lives

Psychologist, Peter A Levine points out that ” trauma is a fact of life. It does not, however, have to be a life sentence”.  In today’s conversation with my guest, Louise Liebenberg, we look at ways to identify how unresolved traumas may be adversely impacting...

058 Dr. Mort Orman: Stop Stress from Aging You Prematurely.

058 Dr. Mort Orman: Stop Stress from Aging You Prematurely.

Some of the most frequently used, possibly overused, words that I have heard over the past few years are “I’m so stressed.”  Psychologist, Wayne Dyer, said that the truth is that there is no actual stress or anxiety in the world; it's your thoughts that create...

057 Cathy Derksen: Sharing Life Stories to Create a Global Community

057 Cathy Derksen: Sharing Life Stories to Create a Global Community

Frank McCourt, author of the memoir,  Angela’s Ashes wrote, ”everyone has a story to tell - all you have to do is write it. But it’s not that easy.” In today’s conversation, we talk about the power of telling your story and becoming part of global...

056 Dr. Katharine Grabek. How Animal Genomics Can Inform Human Health

056 Dr. Katharine Grabek. How Animal Genomics Can Inform Human Health

In today’s episode we discuss how the study of animal genes may shed light on human disorders of aging such as stroke, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease. We know that our circadian wake and sleep rhythms are controlled by a biological master clock deep in the...

055 David Loud: Facing the Music

055 David Loud: Facing the Music

As I  was thinking about my upcoming conversation with David Loud, author of "Facing the Music", a  quote from piano man, Billy Joel, struck a chord with me. Joel said “I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's...

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