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What is Your Purpose?

By | 2018-10-29T21:07:18+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

What is purpose? purpose   the reason for which anything is done, created, or exists   As humans it is important we serve a purpose; it is important we have a reason to exist. We all desire to be useful and needed. Throughout our early years of life, we all have a purpose. When we are young we are meant to be learning, going to school each day, growing, and we are constantly in motion with school, sports and making new friendships. We are truly alive. As we grow older we are busy with post-secondary school, jobs, getting married, and raising children. Our lives are full of purpose. What [...]

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Activity for Longevity

By | 2018-04-24T20:18:24+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

  Studies, carried out by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), show that seniors who are active are much more likely to live longer. Researchers concluded after a six-year period of study of just over 300 volunteers aged 70-82, any amount of regular activity was linked closely to a longer lifespan. Those in the study who were the most active were 69% less likely to die than those who were less active. Those in the more active group burned, on average, about 600 calories more than those in the less active group. 600 calories burned equals about 2 [...]

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