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Harvard Study Shows Positive Attitude About Aging Could Boost Health

A study of 14,000 adults over age 50, co-authored by experts at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found that the people who had the highest satisfaction with aging had a 43% lower risk of dying from any cause over a four-year period compared with those who were the least satisfied. The study also found that people more satisfied with the aging process had lower risk for conditions such as diabetes, stroke, cancer, and heart disease; better cognitive functioning; were more likely to engage in physical activity and less likely to have trouble sleeping; were less lonely and depressed; and were more optimistic with a greater sense of purpose....

6 Care Tips You Should Know for Preserving Your Eco-friendly Closet

Did you know that the average American discards around 37 kilograms of clothes yearly? But that is not all. Over 80% of these discarded items aren’t recyclable, so most of them end up in landfills or incinerators. No wonder the clothing waste caused by fast fashion is wreaking havoc on the planet. If you want to do your part in helping curb the environmental impact of fast fashion’s throw-away culture, there are two things you can do. First, you may want to shop for high-quality women’s tights, tops, and other clothing pieces from reputable brands espousing sustainable fashion. Secondly, you need to learn how to care for and extend the lifespan of clothes you already own...
Intermittent Fasting: Transformational Technique | Cynthia Thurlow | TEDxGreenville

Healthy Aging with Intermittent Fasting: Transformational Technique | Cynthia Thurlow

So here's what you need to know about Intermittent Fasting: Breakfast being the most important meal of the day is wrong; It is more important when you eat than what you eat; Exercise more and eat less doesn’t work. Calorie counting doesn’t work. Healthy aging is all about Intermittent Fasting.  Listen to this Ted Talk by Cynthia Thurlow and see if this is for you....
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5 Reasons You Are Drinking Water the Wrong Way And How To Fix For Maximum Hydration

Drink more water! That's what we are told for maximum health and hydration but it turns out we may be drinking water the wrong way. Here's 5 reasons we are drinking water the wrong way and how to fix it. You may be diluting the ability to digest food which creates bloating. (Watch for what is better). Drinking /gulping water too fast can flush nutrients out. (Better way is to sip slower ) Drinking chilled water....nope not ok! It can shrink the blood vessels and can solidify fats and increase joint pain. Drinking too much water. This excess can backfire. Bad for sodium and brain cells. Drinking water in standing position is bad for the kidneys. Learn how much water to drink, and when to drink and other pearls from this video that has over 9 million views....
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Catherine O’Hara …Vogue Fashion and Aging in Hollywood: “We Should Embrace and Respect Age”

For all you Catherine O'Hara fans, you will love this Vogue look at her fashion from Beetle Juice to Schitt's Creek. But know that Catherine is always a natural. "I don’t want to get surgery and I don’t want to get needles, other than acupuncture needles," the 'Schitt's Creek' star said about whether she'd have any work done....