If you want to add years to your life, all you need is five minutes. And this comes from an expert on longevity!
A few quick things to do every day to extend your life starts with habit stacking. This is where you add something positive to what you’re already doing, like practicing mindfulness while you make your morning coffee.
Micro-meditation helps – like focusing on your breathing, inhaling for four seconds, holding it for seven, and exhaling for eight – these steps help calm and relax us.
You know you should workout – but even five minutes can help – a quick brisk walk in the middle of the workday can help the rest of your day.
Instead of just scrolling social media, reach out to friends directly – that connection helps raise those feel-good hormones in our brains.
Finally, make sure you spend some time focusing upon what matters – a sense of purpose and your passions, it’s all been linked to longer life.
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