What the world’s healthiest people have in common
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They don’t sweat the little stuff
Chronic stress has been linked in research to a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and mental illness but a study done by the University of California, San Francisco finds that it isn’t just increasing your risk for disease but is shortening your lifespan overall. Talk about a double health hit! The trick, however, isn’t to eliminate stress (which seems impossible): The healthiest people learn how to manage the little stresses that come with daily life.
If you have a hard time of letting things go, meditation could help. Learn how to teach yourself how to meditate and better manage daily stress.