Advice on Living Longer

Saturday, October 25, 2003

Why live longer?

A different question is now posed: Is it good to live longer than our traditional three-score and ten? Are there advantages to long life? Under what circumstances. Would we become bored with life? Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, October 11, 2003

Living in the country

It would seem that living in the country, rather than in a city or in the suburbs would lead to longer life with the clean air, less stress, etc. But, on balance, there are more hazareds and less help in the country. so, which is better, or does it matter? Myself? I'd prefer living in the country,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, October 8, 2003

DNA Tail

Apparently there is a "time-tail" of varying length on our DNA, the length of which determines longevity and which differs from person to person. Has anyone read/heard about this? Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, October 5, 2003

It was mentioned, half in jest . . . .

... that one way to live longer is to not allow another to open a large insurance policy on you. I wonder if there are statistics on the rate of death shortly after new, large life insurance policies are purchased. Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, October 4, 2003

What is easily done . . .

Some ways of increasing longevity are both easy and obvious, yet we still do not do them. Don't do risky things (ignore rules of safety, spped, drive impaired, etc.) When doing things involving any danger (at work, in the yard, fixing your car, repairing the roof, camping, etc.), take your time and... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, October 2, 2003

Is there a spiritual aspect

to longevity? Some studies have shown that people who attend church may live longer (or it may only seem to to them!). Is this a function of the religion or the attitude of the churchgoer? Can that attitude be developed by a non-churchgoer? BTW, the studies showed that it did not matter what... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, September 27, 2003

My doctor tells me

that wearing long-sleeved shirts, and long trousers, wearing a hat and using sun screen will help me live longer by not developing skin cancer. Sign in to see full entry.

Weight

I think that because of the general obesity of American people, that we are going to show a decline in longevity. There are a lot of fat people around! The main cause of obesity? Eating too much and not exercising enough. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, September 18, 2003

Living Longer

Judging from past local experiences, not staying in an area about to experience a hurricane could also add to one's longevity. If one lives in such an area, seek out a shelter early. Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, September 13, 2003

Attitude

Perhaps the most important thing to do to live a longer life is to be as happy as possible as often as possible. It's not necessary to go overboard, Pollyannaish is too much. Merely be satisfied with who you are, where you are, and when you are. If there are things that "bug" you, either try to... Sign in to see full entry.

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