Who doesn’t want to live a long life? Life is awesome, and I plan on sticking around for a long time. Actions you take can increase your odds of living longer in addition to a more satisfying life span. Now to live longer, Physical and mental variables play the most vital roles. Here are all the habits you should develop if you need to make those years to be healthy ones.
1. Have lots of (safe and protected) sex
Having an active sex life is beneficial long-term by burning calories, reduces stress, lowers blood pressure, and fights prostate cancer. A series of conducted studies show that sex drastically reduces the risk of heart diseases and leads to having a more healthy body.
2. Get A Cat
The risk of dying of a heart attack and having a stroke (30% less) likely if you own a pet. Several studies have found that people prefer to sleep with their cats over their partners, and they even report sleeping better with a cat than with a human bed companion
3. Eat Omega 3s
Omega 3s are found in fish, nuts, and legumes, they reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s, Lower blood pressure, reduce the chance of abnormal heart rhythm and reduce the likelihood of heart attack and stroke. Also, you can take supplements which contain a series of vitamins like Zinc(Reduces acne), Vitamin E(hair growth) along with Omega 3 fatty acids.
4. Eat a diet of fiber
These maintain regular movements to avoid colon cancer, Lowers cholesterol levels, and helps control blood sugar levels. You can boost your daily fiber intake by consuming more:
- Whole-grain products
- Beans, peas and other legumes
- Nuts and seeds
5. Have a regular physical with the doctor
Seeing a doctor regularly is an investment for your health. Regular examinations catch problems early when they are more treatable. Men of any age should get a yearly checkup, even if nothing seems wrong. These visits give you a chance to monitor your health and compare it to their last visit.
6. Watch less TV
Sitting in front of the television may be a relaxing way to pass an evening. However, spending too much time in front of the TV may take years off your life.
A study conducted in 2008 of around 11000 regular tv watchers shows that watching 6 hours of TV a day reduces your life expectancy by 4.8 years. It was found that every hour of TV, watched after age 25 leads to a 22-minute reduction in their life expectancy.
7. Laugh A LOT
Laughing reduces cortisol (The main stress hormone in your body). It’s best known for helping fuel your body’s “fight-or-flight” instinct in a crisis, Cortisol usually manages how your body uses carbohydrates, fats, and proteins and correspondingly regulates your blood pressure. furthermore,
it boosts energy so you can handle stress and restores balance afterward
8. Hang out with your friends (socialize)
Socializing can improve your mental health by a lot. It reduces stress, anxiety and improves physical health. Remember socializing means doing something you can enjoy no matter what it is. when you find something you like, make it your habit.
A healthy body leads to a healthy heart which results in adding years to life and to live longer. In fact, make sure to exercise every day! EVERY DAY!
Meditation is the practice of quieting the mind and focusing inwardly for a set period of time. Additionally, it is a powerful way to reduce stress, promote relaxation and boost memory, concentration, and mood.
Also, do something that allows you to clear your mind and let stress clear away.