flavorpill:

Ahem, everyone who talks bad about worrying. AHEM indeed. 
theatlantic:

“Worrying is always bad for your health.” Wrong. A study lasting for more than 80 years debunks conventional wisdom. Read more at The Atlantic.


"Many Terman subjects found themselves in less-than-ideal jobs and yet attained great success and satisfaction; they thrived. It was clear that working hard to overcome adversity or biting off more than you can chew—and then chewing it—does not generally pose a health risk. Striving to accomplish your goals, setting new aims when milestones are reached, and staying engaged and productive are exactly what those heading to a long life tend to do. The long-lived didn’t shy away from hard work; the exact opposite seemed true. "

flavorpill:

Ahem, everyone who talks bad about worrying. AHEM indeed. 

theatlantic:

“Worrying is always bad for your health.” Wrong. A study lasting for more than 80 years debunks conventional wisdom. Read more at The Atlantic.

"Many Terman subjects found themselves in less-than-ideal jobs and yet attained great success and satisfaction; they thrived. It was clear that working hard to overcome adversity or biting off more than you can chew—and then chewing it—does not generally pose a health risk. Striving to accomplish your goals, setting new aims when milestones are reached, and staying engaged and productive are exactly what those heading to a long life tend to do. The long-lived didn’t shy away from hard work; the exact opposite seemed true. "

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    So you might live longer, but why would you want to?
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    This means my mother and my grandmother will live forever.
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    El ciclo de vida en una sola imagen.
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    I’m a chronic worrier…does this mean I can stop worrying about worrying too much?
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