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Jul 18, 2009

10 Tips to Live Well


1. More laughter in your life

Humility, humor

It adds life — 8 years more.


2. Get a pet / hobby

Dog — Unconditional acceptance

Fish — Peaceful swimming lowers stress

Exercise — Anti-aging process. Beta endorphins levels go up, gives a natural high.

Cry often — Increases beta endorphins and takes out stress hormones in body. Add 1–2 years more.


3. Eat fruits and vegetables

Tomatoes (lidocaine = antioxidant) — fights byproduct of oxidation to cancer. Prostate. Add 2–8 years more.


4. Have sex two times per week at least

Frequency of ejaculation avoids prostate cancer. (Marriage is wonderful.) Sex is also a health enhancing cancer preventive. Remember you are whole without sex, until you get married. NO SEX UNLESS MARRIED. Add 2–8 years more.


5. Floss and brush daily

Reduces heart disease. Add 5 years more.


6. Be a life learner

Helps reduce the risk of Alzheimer disease. Add 2–3 years more.


7. Get and build social networks

20–30 years of good living.


8. Sleep 7 hours per night

We need 2–4 hours of REM sleep. Add 3 years of life.


9. Get exposure to the sun

It activates vitamin D, slows aging. Add 1–2 years more.


10. Live within your means

Control spending, manage your stress. Add 8 years more.



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