How to Live Longer – It’s Easy!

How to Live Longer

So you've reached that point in your life: you woke up one morning, not too long ago, and it hit you. It hit you hard.

You realised how most of your precious life was spent wasted. You've been living like a well-oiled machine (mostly) for so many years, diligently following your routine...

But time is running out, isn't it?

You want to make the best of the time you have left. Better yet, you want to know how to live longer.

You've come to the right place. We've gathered the best and most reliable information available on how to live longer. 

All you need to do is sit back, take a deep breath, and savour your favourite cuppa while working through this informative article.

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Organic Produce Facts: Are You Doing Your Body More Harm Than Good?

Organic Produce: The Hazardous Side
Curated Article from GAIA Research

The greatest fear of many conscientious natural foodists is that pesticide residues in their food might cause harm or illness, especially cancer.

However, it is an esoteric fact that most of the toxic substances in our diets originate naturally from food plants themselves (endogenously) or are formed during the storage, processing and cooking thereof.

This phenomenon does not apply to fruits (the natural food of humans), with exceptions from extreme environments that are unnatural habitats for humans, hence the emphasis on vegetables, tubers, legumes and grains in this analysis.

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Chronic Stress, Depression, and Anxiety: Does the Food I Eat Make it Better or Worse?

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Yes, food influences stress and anxiety!

Toward the end of 2017, we posted an extensive article on how chronic stress causes depression and anxiety.

We also updated the article to include a short piece on stress related to the work environment. You can read the article here.

Stress is an integral part of our lives.

As the above mentioned article states, stress can be a good thing as long as it does not overwhelm our coping abilities. 

Our coping abilities get strengthened when we apply practical techniques such as exercise, maintaining healthy relationships, making time for ourselves, and enough sleep.

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Mindful Eating: Four Ways to Nourish Happiness

Mindful Eating
Four Ways to Nourish Happiness

Do you want to be happy?

Everyone wants to be happy. The desire is part of our biology and hard-wired into our brain. But the reason why happiness arises is varied and complex.

Many people think that you find happiness; however, happiness isn’t a thing, so it is never lost.

Happiness is an experience, and the conditions for you to have the experience of happiness are surprisingly common. 

Here are four ways mindful eating can help nourish the conditions for happiness, which are already all around you.

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Stress Management: Best Techniques to Relax your Body & Mind

Stress management should be an integral part of your life.

High levels of unchecked stress puts your and your family's wellbeing at risk.

Stress devastates both your emotional and physical health.

It clouds your mind and hinders you from leading a functional, productive, and joyful life.

I know what you're thinking: "That statement is so true! I should send this article to my boss so he/she can learn about stress management."

Though it might not be a bad idea,  I want you to pay attention, too.

Most of us are strangely ignorant of the fact that we can become stressed out just like those around us.

I'll be the first to admit... I'm guilty!

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You Are What You Eat: Importance of Healthy Eating

"Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es."
That's French for: "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are."

Those words were written by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in 1826.

Someone knew about this almost 200 years ago, and we're still not paying attention to it?

At least some people are. Like you.

And you will be better informed and empowered to make healthy lifestyle choices after reading this important article. 

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin was not the only one who knew that "you are what you eat". 

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