Show Random March 9, 2011
The Keys To A Long Life...

Everyone wants to know the keys to a long life. Well, we may have the answer. And it might surprise you.

There's a new book called 'The Longevity Project,' which reveals the results of a study conducted over 80 years. It has some fascinating findings. What is the top factor to a long life?

Not love or happiness, but conscientiousness. In fact, the most happy-go-lucky, cheerful people had a greater risk of dying earlier.

Does working too much lead to an early demise? No. It's the opposite. The more you work, the longer you live.

What about if you're divorced? Does getting remarried help? Amazingly, if you're a man, it helps. But for women, it doesn't.

There's a ton of other neat tidbits in this article, and even more in the book. It's definitely worth the read if you want to live as long as possible...



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