longevity Tag

In his brand new book, Live Happier Live Longer, Dr Sharp focuses on the key things people can do to increase their happiness and wellbeing as they get older, from emphasizing the importance of positive thinking and the benefits of physical activity, sleep and relaxation...

Learn some great lessons from the world's oldest people!  by Emina Bajra  Deep in the heart of Japan’s countryside lived the oldest person in the world.  His name was Jiroemon Kimura and last Wednesday, he died at 116. I had a chance to meet Kimura on the brink...

Smile Intensity in Photographs Predicts Longevity Ernest L. Abel, C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth and Development, Wayne State University, 275 East Hancock, Detroit, MI 48201 E-mail: eabel@wayne.edu Emotions affect personalities and life outcomes by influencing how people think, behave, and interact with others (Izard, 1971). People...

by Dr. Ranit Mishori I write a lot of prescriptions_ã”for pills, creams, and physical therapy. One thing I can_ã_t dictate a dose of_ã”though I wish I could_ã”is a positive attitude. I_ã_ve always suspected that patients who _ã–look on the bright side_㝠tend to handle medical problems...

The _ã–positive psychology_㝠movement of the late 1990s was launched by Dr. Martin Seligman, a psychologist at The University of Pennsylvania. This movement grew out of the work of psychologists who went before Dr. Seligman, particularly psychiatrist Dr. George Vaillant who has conducted what has...

The Examiner regularly publishes some great articles on various issues related to happiness and positive psychology. Today, I bring you yet another four...