How to Slow Aging?
Let’s check with science how to live not only a long, but also an active life. Today’s “old” people are getting older, according to the professor of Stanford University John Shoven. In his research, he analyzes the longevity revolution, which took place during the last one hundred years. Access to clean water, sanitation, electricity, vaccinations,…
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Italy. The Homeland of Supercentenarians
In 2005 Dan Buettner published his article “The secrets of longevity,” where he first mentioned “blue zones.” This name he gave to places on Earth where people live longer and reach their 90s more often. In the world, there are five blue zones: the Italian island Sardinia, the Japanese island Okinawa, Loma Linda city in…
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Aging and Emotions: How to Cope with Inevitable Feelings
Just two hundred years ago, the world was pretty simple: people were born, grew up, created families, and grew older. Illnesses and external factors could intervene at any stage, so humanity wasn’t concerned with organizing a long and active life for aging. Today, medical advancements promise us long active years ahead, so it’s crucial to…
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Let’s Just Talk About It: How to Help Depressed People
On September 16, 2017, Talinda Bennington, Linkin Park singer’s widow, uploaded a video. In this video, her husband Chester Bennington is having a great time laughing with his son and friends, tasting gummies, and behaving as usual. Thirty-six hours later, Chester committed suicide, and Talinda wrote that she “shows it, so you know that Depression…
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Be Your Own You: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
Comparing yourself to others often hurts our self-esteem and prevents a full and active life. Here is how to stop your internal critic and focus on your success. Give your internal critic a name If you want to resist something, you need to understand what it is. Life coaches suggest the following approach: give your…
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Mind and Emotions: How Psychosomatics Affects Your Body
The word “psychosomatic” is made of two Greek words: psykhē (mind) and sōma (body), and means “mind and body connected to each other.” A psychosomatic disorder is an illness caused or aggravated by psychological factors and can lead to feeling physical pain. Here is how it works. The close connection of mind and emotions was…
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