Family Connection Is Key To Happy, Healthy Life

Positive connections with family are every bit as powerful as adequate sleep and a good diet. Dozens of studies have shown that people who have satisfying relationships with family are happier, have fewer health problems, and live longer. Researcher Dan Buettner advises the longest-living people in the world value family relationships and realize these relationships Read More

The Third Age is now considered by many to be the “golden years” of adulthood.

Most of us imagine young adulthood to be the peak of happiness and older adulthood to be the time for things to “go downhill.” Research tells us a different story, however. It turns out that life satisfaction is like a U-Shaped Curve. We start in childhood pretty happy, and then as we progress into adulthood, Read More

PORCHING is good for the heart and soul

Being cooped up indoors can be unpleasant – When you’re kept away from fresh air, green trees, and bright sunlight, it takes a toll on you and your body. Over long periods, you feel anxious, depressed, and lethargic. Your body’s various systems respond by increasing blood pressure, tensing up muscles, and producing stress hormones. The Read More