Tricks to Add Years to Your Life
The reality is you have more control over your lifespan than you may think. Genetics only play a small role in how long you live.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average life expectancy is 78.8 years. If you want to live to the average, or surpass it, you should start making changes in your life now.[slideshow:84715]
The secrets to living longer go far beyond the obvious acts of eating healthy and reducing stress. Simple things such as improving your oral hygiene, making new friends and getting enough sleep all play a role in how long you will live.
Did you know that having a positive attitude can actually add years to your life? It’s true, individuals that have positive emotions encounter more happiness in their lives and happiness is strongly related to how long you will live.
Start today and take action; use these tricks to make positive changes to your life and further your longevity.