Abraham Lincoln once said, “It’s not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years.” Now, the sad truth is that we’re all getting older, all getting closer to dying with each and every breath we take. Yet there are a few things we’re doing to actually speed up the process! Why would we do such a thing? Why sacrifice a long, healthy life for some trivial habits that could be slowly killing us?
To nip this nonsense in the bud, we’re taking a moment to expose both the big and little things you might be doing to mess with your longevity. Consider making a few of these changes to extend your years and make your life longer and healthier too.
Stop it already! If you really want to know how to live a long healthy life, wrap your head around the fact that smoking shortens your life expectancy considerably and it’s a nasty habit anyway. So make the effort to quit for real this time. We know it’s hard. You can do it.
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