Want to live longer??? Then you better have a really good idea of what you are living for.
In a study of older adults, those who lived a goal-driven life were 57 % less likely to die during the 5 year study period..compared with those who did not have much direction or purpose.
How a Purpose Protects
Are you making plans for the future?? Is there something that you are actively trying to achieve??? Does your life have meaning?? A resounding yes to these questions could mean you get more time on earth to accomplish things. Having a purpose in life was so helpful in a recent study that it even appeared to improve the longevity of people with depression, disabilities, chronic medical conditions or financial difficulties.
Other Tools for a Longer Life
Having a purpose in life can boost your emotional well-being…which in turn may lower the risk for chronic disease.
Stay young, active and driven!!!!