The Longevity Project: Don’t worry so much (about worrying too much)!

The Longevity Project: Decades of Data Reveal Paths to Long Life – Veronique Greenwood – Life – The Atlantic.

“Take it easy; don’t work so hard, and you will stay healthier.” This is rotten advice—the stress that comes from an ambitious career can be beneficial to health. “Worrying is very bad for your health.” This is not all true. We found lots of instances where worrying was healthy, especially for men.

Among other findings, it turns out that social ties can have a big impact on your longevity, so get off your computer and have some fun with friends.

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