“Health is our greatest wealth.” Or so the saying goes. But can good health actually lead to more wealth? What is peak health? Is it just the absence of disease or something more?
When we’re young, the world’s our oyster. Life’s possibilities are limitless. The young think they’re immortal, that they’ll never get sick. As our capacities diminish with age our vision narrows. Life’s possibilities start to shrink. Boundaries become more rigid. But how much of this is due to the passage of time and how much is due to our choices in lifestyle, our habits?