The Secret to Longevity - It's About Character, Not Just Calisthenics | Positive futures | Scoop.it

"What is particularly interesting about The Longevity Project is that these positive behaviors were tied together in patterns. The authors paint an intriguing picture of conscientious and connected people as resilient copers who are able to withstand stressful events by creating new social ties and work opportunities.These individuals reported great pleasure and satisfaction from their work and families, despite working long hours. So, it turns out we may not need luxury spas, vacations in Hawaii and lives of leisure to be healthy. It's more important to do the best job you can, be part of a community, and find meaning and satisfaction in the life that you have!"

 

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Via Dimitris Tsantaris, Luciana Viter