Aging Gracefully with Andrea Brandt

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Date: November 6, 2017

Episode Description

We’re often told as we get older things are going to change.  We’re going to feel worse, and it’s just part of aging.  What if that wasn’t the case?  Discussing her book “Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Life After 50 to Find Fulfillment, Purpose, and Joy” in this interview, Andrea Brandt walks us through how we can age gracefully. 

Dr. Risk’s Thoughts

I am often told by my patients not to get old.  The pain, and fatigue and illness associated with age is overwhelming for many.  It also seems, that since it’s considered a normal phenomenon, that there is little information on how to cope with the changes we face.  Andreas book was easy and straight forward, and covered a lot of the little things that we may not think of.  When reading this book, I felt would also be helpful for those suffering from a chronic illness who are looking for more support.

Guest Information

Andrea Brandt, PhD, MFT, has over 35 years of clinical experience as a renowned psychotherapist, speaker, and author. In her work, Dr. Brandt reveals positive paths to emotional health that teach you how to reinvent and empower yourself. She emphasizes the mind-body-heart connection as a key to mental, physical, and emotional wellness. A featured media expert, Dr. Brandt has appeared on numerous television programs, radio shows, and podcasts. She is a frequent contributor for Psychology Today and has written blog posts for The Huffington Post, Mind Body Green, Psych Central, and more. Long recognized as a pioneer in the field of treating anger issues, Dr. Brandt is the author of 8 Keys to Eliminating Passive-Aggressiveness, Mindful Anger: A Pathway to Emotional Freedom and her newest book, Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Life After 50 to Find Fulfillment, Purpose, and Joy.

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