Wed
Sep 19 2018
12:48 pm

Harvard followed 800 people over the course of multiple decades and found 6 things that make people live longer, happier lives

Avoid smoking and alcohol: Duh.

Years of education = good: Education seems to increase good habits (and being surrounded by smart, ambitious people never hurts).

Have a happy childhood: It's huge. And surrounding yourself later in life with people who love you can help repair a difficult youth.

Relationships are everything: "Happiness is love. Full stop."

Mature coping skills: Stop projecting and stop being passive-aggressive. Use mature defenses like humor when life gets hard. (Yes, immature humor is still mature coping. You're welcome.)

Generativity: Build a good life, a well-rounded self and then give back.

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