I attended the Working Well Conference in Wichita, KS this week and was blown away by Dan Buettner’s presentation on Blue Zones. Wikipedia defines blue zones as ”a region of the world where people commonly live active lives past the age of 100 years. Scientists and demographers have classified these longevity hot-spots by having common healthy traits and life practices that result in higher-than-normal longevity.”
Here’s how BlueZones.com describes what they’re up to:
The average American could live an extra 12 years and be 40% happier by optimizing their lifestyle and environment.
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Working with National Geographic, the National Institutes on Aging and AARP, we found parts of the world where people live the longest, happiest lives. Our three-step process helps you learn their secrets, measure your own happiness or longevity and get the tools to help you change your lifestyle and environment to live the longest, best life you can.
You can find out more about these longevity secrets in Dan Buettner’s book The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest.Print This Post |