Welcome to Growing Older, Living Younger (GOLY), the podcast where you will discover ways to boost your metabolism, enhance your mental and physical energy, and ward off disorders we wrongly think are inevitable as we age. Hosted By Dr. Gillian Lockitch, former specialist in Medical Biochemistry, professor, researcher and international speaker. She brings her perspective on how epigenetic (gene expression) science intersects with ancient, non-western wellness practices to extend health span.
We will feature experts and practitioners in mental and physical health, fitness, nutrition, personal care, entrepreneurship, community and networking, to help you create your personal roadmap to aging youthfully.
Connecting People and Providers with Hedieh Safiyari
My mission was to revolutionize client and health and wellness provider experiences with an easy to use app that would help people find the services that they need where l they live - Hedieh Safiyari, CEO of PromptHealth
Kathleen Woodington: Self-Care is Your Superpower
Empowerment Coach and Wellness Pro, Kathleen Woodington, is the creator of the Ultimate Resilience Formula. She shows high achieving women entrepreneurs who struggle with fatigue, burn out and depression, how to feel hope, experience more energy and step into their power.
Richard Steinhoff: Living Your Purpose
"When you live your purpose you are in the flow. Life is effortless, opportunities flow to you and you become unstoppable- H. Richard Steinhoff."
As we explore the steps we can take to lead ourselves to a happier, healthier life, it becomes increasingly evident that the starting point for the roadmap to aging youthfully is in your mind. In previous episodes you heard about resilience, about rebounding from trauma, and beliefs that influence behavior. Also how to avoid a life of regrets and t training your brain to keep your cognitive powers sharp.
Today we discuss finding your life purpose.
“Everyone has a purpose in life and a unique talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of our own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals.” -Kallam Anji Reddy
A near-death experience led today's guest to realize his life purpose. Richard Steinhoff is the author of "Dying on Purpose: How My Near-Death Experience Can Change Your LIfe." Richard is a real estate broker who has written 8 books on real estate. He is a community leader, dedicated to improving people's lives.
We touch briefly on his career in aerospace, working on the Apollo program and having the incredible experience of being at Cape Canaveral for the Apollo 13 mission. Neither that nor his dedication to fundraising for the arts, suggested that he would one day write a book about a near-death experience that could change people's lives around the world.
Prior to this life transforming event, Richard had it all, a beautiful, loving wife, and a successful real estate business. When a diseased gallbladder landed him in the hospital for surgery, a series of complications on the operating table nearly killed him. He had an out-of-body, Near-Death Experience, encountering a heavenly being, who told him he had to return to his body because he had not completed his life's purpose. From then on, he realized that his life purpose was to guide others to discover theirs.
Find the one thing that you are truly gifted at, something no one else can do but you. Research has shown that knowing your purpose can add years to your life expectancy. When you live your purpose you are in the flow. That means that life is effortless, and opportunities just flow to you. And everything seems to fall into place. And then you become alive and you become unstoppable. Living a purposeful life is all about building a legacy of making a positive impact with the world around you.
Reach out to Richard Steinhoff at:
Get his book, Dying on Purpose at https://launchmoxie.com/dying-on-purpose/ or at amazon, https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071WKNQZK/
010 Dr. Henry Mahncke: Rewiring Your Brain
“Brains at any age are capable of rewiring and changing. No one should be aging, thinking that ' it's all downhill from here” - Dr. Henry Mahncke
According to physicist Michio Kaku, the human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10 thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe.
In this conversation with research neuroscientist, Dr. Henry W. Mahncke, we unpack new insights into how we can keep that 'most complicated object' working optimally. The brain is a physical organ that can change anatomically, or be damaged by trauma, infections or the inability to cleanse and repair cells. Mind is an intangible complex of functions such as thinking, feeling, remembering. Brain training is a way to make physical changes in the brain, that translate into a more efficiently functioning mind.
Dr. Mahncke is the CEO of Posit Science who provides BrainHQ. This is an online and app program of plasticity-based brain training exercises to improve cognitive measures like attention, memory, processing speed and executive functions that improve measures of real world activities like driving, balance, gait, mood, confidence and everyday cognitive functions.
Brain plasticity suggests that we may be able to rewire our brains regardless of age, neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson's Disease and even genetic syndromes such as Down Syndrome.
At Posit Science, Dr. Mahncke established the company’s global scientific advisory boards and the extensive research program that has resulted in more than 150 published peer-reviewed articles demonstrating the effect of brain training on the mind..
How you use your brain matters – organize your life to be full of new learning and don't be afraid of doing something new because you might fail but embrace the challenge Exercise your brain. BrainHQ is designed to train all the areas discussed and. Help your brain become become faster and more accurate We need room in our hearts for kids who are developing who are progressing in different ways. It’s normal to worry, but assuming the worst right away wouldn’t be right. There isn’t just one kind of brain that’s permitted to be successful. Reach out to Dr. Henry Mahncke at:
Website: www.brainhq.com - you can also download the BrainHQ App
Dr. Randall Bell: Post-Traumatic Thriving
“I see a world where everyone has access to the skills of goal setting, time management, conflict resolution, leadership, personal finance, etiquette, stress reduction, and much more. I’m convinced that these skills could have prevented some of the disasters I have seen. More importantly, they provide the foundation for people to not just survive but thrive.” - Dr. Randall Bell
Dr. Randall Bell is an economist, sociologist and a world authority on post traumatic thriving. He has consulted on major disasters worldwide, including the largest climate, environmental and terrorist cases, such as Hurricane Katrina, the Bikini Atoll nuclear test sites, and the 911 destruction of the World Trade Center. Dr. Bill is the author of Post –Traumatic Thriving: The Art, Science and Stories of Resilience His book relates stories of people who were able to use energy generated by their trauma to propel them to achieve great things. Dr. Bell sets out a three stage process (Dive, Survive and Thrive) through which survivors can emerge healed whole and able to thrive.
'The paradox of trauma is that it has both the power to destroy and the power to transform and resurrect' - Peter A Levine,
Sit in the Fire. Share your story. Allow yourself to be vulnerable to others, don’t bottle up your emotions. Sitting in the fire is when we have those ugly, embarrassing conversations about trauma and, and it feels like you're sitting in a fire because you're burning up with emotion. Ground yourself. Try meditation or deep breathing. This is a very simple technique that many thrivers practice. Understand that trauma happens to all of us. By college age, 66-85% of people already have experienced trauma. When you get older, it's going to be 100%. But there are healthy ways to deal with it and emerge stronger despite it.
Reach out to Dr. Randall Bell at:
Dr. Harley Rotbart : 7 Keys to Life With No Regrets
Miracles are objects and events in nature and in our lives, that cannot be fully explained or recreated - Dr. Harley Rotbart
Dr. Harley Rotbart is the author of ”No Regrets Living: 7 keys to a life of Wonder and Contentment”, is an infectious disease specialist, Professor and Vice-Chair Emeritus of Paediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Having over 175 medical and scientific publications, his career is deeply rooted in science. Yet his experiences as a physician at Children's Hospital Colorado, taught him to believe in miracles, and that there are things beyond our ability to know.
His 7 Keys to a life of content encompass belief in a power greater than ourselves, discovering the messiah within each of us, healing evil whether within ourselves or in the world around us, appreciating and giving thanks, accepting things we regret by putting them into the context in which they occurred, seeking purpose and also self-forgiveness and finally growing, by looking back and seeing how far we have come and knowing there is growth still to come.
We have to discover miracles around us in order to appreciate the non-miraculous moments in our lives, that is, discover the magnificence around us Live like you are dying and don’t put off important things to the future Accept that there is something greater than us, whatever your unique belief may be, and be humbled by knowing there are some things that are out of our control.
Reach out to Doctor Rotbart at:
Great podcast very uplifting! Fightback ..... give aging the one two punch!
Relevant Podcast on How To Age and Live with Grace and Ease
Great podcast for anyone who wants to fight the aging process with grace and ease. Gillian is an amazing coach and leader as it relates to Growing Older and Living Younger and shares relevant, and tangible tips and strategies!
What a great show! As I watch family and friends deteriorate because they buy into the paradigm of aging means losing health, functioning, and vitality, I feel frustrated and disappointed for them.
The strength of the show comes from Gillian’s personal story as well as her medical expertise and qualified guests. I highly recommend this show to everyone because chronological aging does happen but how you run your head determines your well-being