12 Ways To Ensure That You Live Longer

Squat When Pooping

Squat When Pooping

Okay, so we're starting off on as weird a topic as we have so that all the rest will seem progressively more reasonable. But that doesn't mean you should take this one lightly.

The seated pooping position isn’t only responsible for increased haemorrhoids but also colorectal cancer. Is it a coincidence that the oldest people in the world seem to often be from Asia where they don’t use a Western toilet? I think not.

Stop Smoking

Stop Smoking

You don’t have to be a super genius to know that smoking bad for you. In fact, aside from jumping in to an active volcano, it is up there with the planet’s biggest killers. Don’t do it. It’s very simple.

Be Rich

Be Rich

Doesn’t the saying, “Money doesn’t buy happiness” sound like it was said by someone who doesn’t have any? It clearly does. Anyway, it will also help you live longer. People who live in the poorest parts of the world, often die because they can’t afford the basics, whereas those with a lot of cash can often buy a new organ…. You can’t argue with that!

Don't Sleep Too Much

Don't Sleep Too Much

If you want to live longer then don’t waste time sleeping for longer periods. Studies have proven that the people who live the longest get about 6 or 7 hours sleep per night. Sleeping too long is basically suicide. Sort of...

An Apple A Day...

An Apple A Day...

An apple a day keeps the doctor doing other stuff…. That didn’t rhyme. A study found in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry told of how a certain antioxidant in apples prolonged the life of tested animals by up to 10%.

Have A Big Butt

Have A Big Butt

According to a study done at Oxford University, women who have “pear-shaped” figures with some extra padding around the hips are actually at a lower risk of contracting heart and metabolic diseases. What this means is that survival of the fittest suggests the Kardashians will outlive us all. Probably.

Don't Forget To Floss

Don't Forget To Floss

Not flossing can lead to bacteria entering your bloodstream by way of infections in your mouth which has a direct relationship with heart disease, among other illnesses. So if you want to live a long and healthy life, take your dentist’s advice. They aren’t just there to charge exorbitant prices, you know.

Learn A New Language

Learn A New Language

If you have to go to a country with poor health conditions to learn this new language then you might find that counterproductive. However, studies have proven that since learning a new language keeps your brain active, it also keeps you on the planet longer.

Eat Garlic

Eat Garlic

Garlic does all sorts of great things like make your breath smell so bad that nobody will want to come near you….hang on…. Well, it does some good things. These include boosting your immune system, reducing blood pressure, and even preventing cancer.

Have A Bunch Of Friends

Have A Bunch Of Friends

Of course, everyone wants to have friends. Well, most people do. Some people go and live by themselves as hermits with a big old vegetable patch and nobody for miles. Generally though, if you have friends you will be happier with less stress. So you will live longer.

Don't Stress

Don't Stress

Easier said than done, right? Yeah well the fact still remains that people who find a way to stress less tend to live longer. Many studies have proven this to be true.

Live In The Country

Live In The Country

For whatever reason, those people who reside in the country outlive their city counterparts, on average. Maybe it’s simply the fresh air. I guess it could be less stress and stimulus. Who knows?