We should have paid attention in biology class.

Maybe we would have learned how to realize our “whole life potential” of 120+ years

But we didn’t – and we haven’t.

We didn’t get the message that we have quite the cellular-based biological fortune.

So, we squander it.

This week, my drumbeat for lifestyle changes continues with a look back a few million years at our “biological fortune.”

As always, your thoughts, comments, criticisms, musings are most appreciated.

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Author: Gary Foster

Gary Allen Foster is an executive recruiter, retirement and career transition coach, writer, and speaker. He is an over-70 portfolio-career guy and audacious ager dedicated to helping folks in the over-50 crowd adopt a new perspective on how to live longer, live better and with more purpose in the second half. He coaches, speaks and writes publicly on the issues of mid-life career transitions, planning for purposeful retirement and achieving better health and greater longevity. Find his thought-provoking articles and get a copy of his free e-book entitled “Realize Your Full-life Potential: Five Easy Steps to Living Longer, Healthier, and With More Purpose” at www.makeagingwork.com.