Today happens to be my birthday…and I’m spending it not writing this post, but trout fishing in Colorado, so happy 59th birthday to me! I will relish this last year of my fifth decade, but I’m also in denial that it’s all downhill from here. I intend to do all that I can to stay physically and mentally healthy for several more decades.

A recent article by Christie Aschwanden in the Washington Post outlines some simple rules for me – and hopefully others – to follow.

The rules are pretty simple — regular exercise most of all, healthy eating (and drinking), adequate sleep and staying socially engaged

Source: To live longer, here are some steps you can take – The Washington Post