Monday, June 29, 2009

Introduce Yourself..!!

Hello.... I have just been busy for the past few days.. and hence there were hardly any blogs from my end.. so on a monday morning.. what best to have but to know.. that something I am used to do being in Sales.. is something that can be useful for getting a longer life.. not sure how long.. anyways.. this came in the article.. newletter.. and I wanted to share the same with you all there..

If you want to live to be 100, be the person at the party who walks up to total strangers and says hello.

Yep, research shows that having an outgoing personality may be one of the hallmark traits of people who live to a ripe old age.

What Runs in the Family
Researchers recently examined the personalities of grown offspring of centenarians, with the assumption that the offspring have a good shot of living to 100, too. And what did the researchers find? Personality may play a role in longevity. The offspring were not only more outgoing but also had a knack for forming close friendships and for dealing with stress effectively. Makes sense when you consider other research has shown that these particular personality traits are associated with greater happiness, vitality, and longevity in older populations.

Are Genes Everything?
Don’t come from a long line of centenarians? What you don’t inherit, you can adopt (with the exception of genes) -- meaning you can embrace healthy lifestyle choices and develop healthy personality traits. Here are some strategies to help get you started:

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