While not smoking and eating well can add years to your life, those factors alone can’t help you live past one hundred. In fact, scientists have found no common life-style factors between the world’s longest-lived people. If you want to add years to your life, sure you should probably keep your body healthy, but there are personality traits you should practice as well.
Most of the world’s oldest people have certain behavioral traits in common, including:
Staying socially connected
Not worrying too much
Mark’s Daily Apple has the details on why these seven traits seem to help people live longer and how you can cultivate these behaviors if you want to add years to your life.
For example, laughing easily reduces stress, helps your immune system and can otherwise influence positive health mentally and physically. Best of all, all you need to do to laugh more easily is watch more funny stuff on TV, try laughing yoga or just force a laugh, which can still give you the physical and mental benefits of a natural laugh.
Instagram allows you to see exactly what inspires people and how creativity is drawn from their everyday life. We use Instagram to capture what makes us smile, what brings joy to our life, and what we are passionate about, and the accounts listed below are sure to inspire you in turn.
Here are our 20 top creative Instagram accounts that you should be following today.
Brandon Stanton walks the streets of New York City taking street photography, and he gets his subjects to open up about life details that even many family members may not know about them. It makes you smile and connect with the images at a new level.
Carin Olsson moved to Paris and is documenting every part of her experience, from the macaroons to the Eiffel Tower with all of its shimmering lights. If you want to go to Paris but can’t get there today, Carin will take you.