For years now, there’s been no shortage of talk about increasing lifespan, boosting longevity, and living to a ripe old... View Article
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Often likened to the long plastic tips that keep your shoelaces from fraying, telomeres are the ‘endcaps’ that protect the DNA in your chromosomal strands, helping to keep your cells (and the rest of you) young.
Friendships come and go, ebb and flow, and, as we age, some can disappear altogether. While technology does make staying in touch (however loosely) easier, digital friendships can’t fully replace old-school, face-to-face time. While real friendships may require a little more effort, their benefits to physical and emotional health are legion
Want to improve your health almost instantly? Then try giving up your seat on the bus, help out at the local food pantry or lend a hand on that D.I.Y. project your elderly neighbor has been working on for far too long. Doing so can put you on the path to better health. Volunteering – being of service to others without expecting anything in return – is good for boosting spirit and soul, not to mention building up those good karma reserves. What most people don’t realize is that such altruistic behaviors rewards the giver with physical benefits too – making service to others a health-boosting behavior.