购物竟然能减龄?10个神奇的减龄习惯

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1. Get organized

1.井井有条

People who live well-organized lives tend to live longer than less careful types, perhaps because they look after their health better.

生活井井有条的人会比不太有条理的人寿命更长,可能是因为他们更注重健康。

2. Shop till you drop

2.买东西买到手软

Shop regularly and you may live longer. Social contact, better physical fitness, and greater mental agility are the key factors.

经常购物寿命更长,社交、更好的健康状况和更敏捷的思维都是关键。

3. Go for walks with your dog

3.遛狗

Dog ownership can provide a physical and emotional boost. Walking together will improve your fitness and protect against feelings of loneliness.

养狗对身心都有好处。一起散步能改善你的健康,避免产生孤独感。

4. Have faith

4.有信念

Research shows that positive emotions associated with attending religious services—such as hope, faith, forgiveness, joy, compassion, and gratitude—can help to reduce stress.

研究表明参加宗教仪式所产生的积极情绪,如希望、信念、原谅、快乐、同情和感恩,都有助于减轻压力。

5. Log on

5.上网

In one study people age 55 to 76 who carried out a series of web searches all showed increased activity in regions of the brain that control language, reading, memory, and visual ability.

一项研究发现55-76岁经常上网的人大脑一些区域的活动都会增多,包括控制语言、阅读、记忆和视觉的区域。

6. Play with grandchildren

6.和孙子孙女一起玩

It gives you the chance to pass on family values and traditions and to teach practical skills.

这给你机会传递家庭价值观和传统,还能教孩子实用技能。

7. Don’t retire young

7.不要年纪轻轻就退休

Success, even in a demanding job, can enhance well-being. So if you’re in good health, you may not want to give up work entirely.

甚至在高要求的工作中,成功都能提升幸福感。所以如果你身体还好,就不要完全放弃工作。

8. Love your age

8.热爱自己的年龄

You’re more likely to have better coping strategies and be more likely to seek support when you have problems if you try to see your cup as half full, rather than half empty.

如果你尽力去把杯子看成是一半满的,而不是一半空的,在遇到困难时就更有可能找到更好的应对方法,也更有可能获得支持。

9. Embrace thick skin

9.接受粗糙的皮肤

Psychological hardiness (mental resilience in the face of stress, anxiety, and depression) is crucial for survival, especially as we get older.

尤其是随着年龄的增长,心理顽强(面对压力、焦虑和沮丧时的心理韧性)才是生存的关键。

10. Don’t assume you need less sleep

10.不要以为自己不需要那么多睡眠

It’s a common myth that we need fewer hours of sleep as we age, but evidence suggests this is not true. Having fewer than six hours of sleep a night can adversely affect your mood.

大家都觉得随着年龄增长我们所需的睡眠时间会减少,但有证据显示并非如此。一晚上睡眠不足6小时会对情绪产生不良影响。

(翻译:菲菲)

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