Hans: I have always looked forward and never looked back.
Do you prefer an active lifestyle or a calmer one? Definitely an active one. I’m a member of an organisation called Tupp in Gothenburg; the name Tupp stands for tempo, endurance and positive thinking. We meet up at six thirty in the morning every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and this is something we have done…
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Italy. The homeland of supercentenarians
In 2005 Dan Buetntner published his article “The secrets of longevity” where he first mentioned “blue zones”. This name he gave to places on Earth where people live longer and reach their 90’s more often. In the world there are 5 blue zones: Italian island Sardinia, Japanese island Okinawa, Loma Linda city in California, Nicoya…
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Aging and Emotions: How to Cope with Inevitable Feelings
Only two hundred years ago, the world was pretty simple: people get born, grew up, created families and grew older. Illnesses and external factors could intervene at any stage, which is why humanity wasn't concerned with the organization of long and active life for aged people. Today, medical advancements promise us long active years ahead,…
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Let’s just talk about it: how to help depressed people
On September 16, 2017, Talinda Bennington, Linkin Park singer’s widow, uploaded a video. In this video, her husband Chester Bennington is having a great time laughing with his son and friends, tasting gummy candies and behaving as usual. 36 hours later, Chester committed suicide and Talinda wrote that she “shows it so you know that…
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Be Your Own You: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
Comparing yourself to others often hurts our self-esteem and prevents full and active life. Here is how to stop your internal critic and focus on your success. Give Your Internal Critic a Name If you want to resist something, you need to understand what it is. Life coaches suggest the following approach: give your internal…
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Mind and Emotions: How Psychosomatics Affects Your Body
The word “psychosomatic” is made of two Greek words: psykhē (mind) and sōma (body) and means “mind and body connected to each other.” A psychosomatic disorder is an illness caused or aggravated by psychological factors and can lead to feeling physical pain. Here is how it works. The close connection of mind and emotions was…
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