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Feeling young at heart may help you live longer

December 17, 2014

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Heidi Godman, Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter

Heidi Godman is the executive editor of the Harvard Health Letter. Before coming to the Health Letter, she was an award-winning television news anchor and medical reporter for 25 years. Heidi was named a journalism fellow … See Full Bio
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February 5, 2015

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January 24, 2015

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January 24, 2015

Howdy Heidi, I’m all about it. Actually, you will be the way you think about it. If you feel younger at the age of 50, your body automatic works for it and you receive comments from others that you look pretty young. I’ve heard somewhere that it’s a law of attraction.

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January 22, 2015

Very true, Dr. Arathi Rao @ EmpoweredMind helps her 80 and 90 heart patient focus on a “bigger” purpose and connecting with other. This contributes to remarkable transformations!

Pat Menchan
January 18, 2015

Great article. Good to know that being ‘young at heart’ actually works!

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January 16, 2015

Thank you for this great article, such a good information. I think that if you feel alive and socially good, you will get a healthy life.

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January 5, 2015

There’s so much evidence that mindset is a major predictor of health. It seems when a diagnosis happens people basically give up then all of a sudden their illness got a TON worse. Why is this? It would have happened anyway or is the new bad attitude causing symptoms to worsen rapidly? It’s a mindset thing.

Great article!

January 5, 2015

feeling younger may lead to better health habits and may help you live longer, I like this part so much. I agree with this principle after reading this blog and it help me so much to lead my live to the better health habits. Thank you for this great article, such a good information.

January 5, 2015

What a great piece of advice the paragraph ‘grow younger each day’ is! I just wish that our modern lifestyle would allow for more time to actually do what many of us know we should be doing.

Dr Jay Amin
January 4, 2015

Excellent ideas shared you in this article, I really glad to feeling this point. I think if I’d started earlier in my life it might have stuck, especially if I had started before I became incredibly inflexible and had a tough time starting thinking my young heart.


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January 4, 2015

this is cute. thanks for sharing. the important things are our feeling. we will forever young if we feel we are still young!

January 3, 2015

So true, great info thanks for sharing. I also believe good nutrition is very important.

Dan Jakson
January 2, 2015

I find your article very well written and informative. I personally do think that the power to being healthy in mind and body is within our brain. We can do a lot of amazing things with the will power. Being ill can make us feel anxious and that can have a negative impact on our general health. Knowing how to overcome anxiety and panic attacks can really make the difference between a normal life or a living nightmare.

Thank you!

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January 2, 2015

Its the fact! the most you feel alive and good from your heart, you will get a healthy life.

January 1, 2015

its good Article

We know that happiness and social connection can have positive benefits on health. Now research suggests that having a sense of purpose or direction in life may also be beneficial.People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer,I think.

Gene Simmon
December 31, 2014

I think feeling young does have a psychological benefit. When you feel young you want to exercise , run and do social activities.

December 29, 2014

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December 29, 2014

you will feel always young when you are in company of young people and always be happy in every moment of life.

December 27, 2014

Good information, thanks for sharing.

Nikita Arora
December 24, 2014

Feeling young at heart may help you live longer
Yes I feel young after reading the articles, I am 45 years Old…..! and I really feel it….

December 24, 2014

Great information.. Thanks for sharing..

December 23, 2014

Avoiding added sugars, trans fats and saturated fats, and increasing dietary fiber, good fats, whole grains, and omega 3 fatty acids is important for good health.

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December 22, 2014

very well said Godman, I am 53 years old and i still feel young because from inside i feel young.. Happy Christmas to all 🙂

Sara Johnz
December 21, 2014

Feeling young at heart may help you live longer by name its a amazing article.its true if we feel and think better then over heart grow well and we get long and happiest life.Thnaks for sharing such good .

December 19, 2014

Concerning the Harvard Health Publication Article titled: You’re as young as you feel…
It is really true ….for example I feel I am twenty five years old …and I really feel it…
With my Best wishes for :
A Merry Christmas and a Very Happy, Healthy ,Peaceful New Year 2015

December 19, 2014

Concerning this Article Titled:
Feeling young at heart may help you live longer – Harvard Health Publishing:
Yes I feel I am 25 years Old…..! and I really feel it….
My Best Wishes for :

Mary Alice Shulman
December 18, 2014

I’m 91, or maybe it is 92, but who cares. I belong to a group, AAUW, that has a number of study groups, such a Great Decisions, Genealogy, and one that I invented called “Local Decisions” that has grown nicely.

I also subscribe to a Chamber Arts series of concerts through the University Musical Society.

I try to keep up with friends by calling them and suggesting we meet to eat, at some local restaurant.

I am not as good as I might be at going to funerals.

I belong to two bridge group, one a foursome that meets twice a moth, 12 months of the year. Bridge is a unforgiving game. If you are losing it you see it first there.

Living in Ann Arbor is in itself stimulating. I have a personal trainer that I have had for roughly 20 years who works me out at the County Rec building, where once you pass 80, the cost of belonging drops to $50 for the year.

I also am deeply immersed in my own family history. I can say that I knew a man who knew a man who was alive during the American Revolution. Shows what a young country we are.

I run my own stock portfolio with a broker that I trust, and have been quite good at it.

I live alone in the two story house that my husband and I bought for retirement. He died before the turn of the century, but I have no urge to move.

I have some care givers as I need them. I have broken my hip, fractured two ribs, and developed a nasty cancer inside my mouth. They got it all out, but now the trick is to fit a prosthesis that is comfortable. “All I want for Xmas is my four front teeth!”

mary lee
December 18, 2014

Hi there Ms. Shulman, Its like they say, “you’ll as young as you feel” and you have nothing to dread at your age. Its marvelous the things you’ve accomplished and are still engaged in for your age, in spite of your disabillities. Norocking chair for you young lady. You’re still keeping on keeping all. Its no stop for you. The best is yet to come, so keep on hoping, keep on trusting and most of all keep on beleiving in the one who is the author and finisher of all your faith and has made all these things possible to you. My best regards, to the you in the new year. God’s love and Prayers

December 18, 2014

You sound quite darling!

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