Just what is a “blue zone?” It’s an area where people live beyond age 100. These pockets may become more and more prevalent in the coming years. People over 90 are the fastest growing segment in our society today! When people hear this, they have one of three reactions: to freak, shriek, or cheer. I’m all for cheering! Centenarian consciousness is alive and well, and just waiting to be copied.
Ponce de Leon, the 18th century Spanish explorer, looked for the fountain of youth all over Florida. He found the beauty of that land, but no secret of rejuvenation. Now, Dr. Christiane Northrup has “put her finger on the pulse not only of rejuvenation, but also of delicious joy in her latest book, The Secret Pleasures of Menopause.”