The Simple Science of Living Life to the Fullest
What do people who enjoy the second half of their lives do differently than those who dread getting older? Sociologists, therapists, and psychiatrists have spent entire careers investigating the ins and outs of successful aging, yet until now their findings have been inaccessible to ordinary people, hidden in obscure journals, to be shared only with other experts.
Now David Niven, the international bestselling author of the 100 Simple Secrets series, has collected the most current and significant data from more than a thousand of the best scientific studies on the second half of life. These findings have been boiled down to one hundred essential ways to find and maintain happiness, health, and satisfaction, every day of your life. Each statistic is accompanied by a true story showing the results in action.
IT'S IN YOUR HEAD: People over the age of fifty who did not think of themselves as old were 39 percent more likely to be happy.
KEEPING BUSY: People over fifty who frequently experienced feelings of boredom were three times more likely to describe their lives as empty, and two times more likely to be apathetic about their future.
AND-A-ONE, TWO, THREE: Participating in a regular exercise program improved the health and levels of happiness of people over fifty by 39 percent....Continua