LES NUMBER SIX: Slow down!
Buettner advises that by taking your time you will reduce stress. The long-lived champions take the time to smell a rose. "Those who excel in reaching the age of 100 reach serenity" he says. Chronic stress creates chronic inflammation that will cause the body to break itself down in time. Stop that circle! "Slowing the speed of life can help to control chronic inflammation, and in theory help to keep stress-related illnesses at a distance”, he explains.
"Life is short, do not walk so fast that you miss it while you live," said one 107 years old to Buettner.
Take enough rest!