Secrets of Longevity

The self-healing personality and The Longevity Project

Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside.


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How can we understand all the paradoxical health headlines? Put them into context. The usual piecemeal suggestions (relax, eat vegetables, lose weight, get married, do this, don't do that) are life-saving for some but neither effective nor economical for many. In fact, narrow medical advice often backfires, leaving us overweight and overstressed. As an alternative, our studies reveal that struggling with endless lists of specific health rules is unnecessary; instead the healthiest among us find broad pathways and patterns to better health.

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