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Episode 121: The Secrets to Living to 100

Season 8
Season 8
Episode 121: The Secrets to Living to 100
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Show Notes

I recently watched a documentary on living to 100 and what special things people did in certain communities to allow them to live that long. Some of it was not surprising and other parts were. There was so much information that I took from this documentary and I made a plan to make improvements to my own life. 

 

Key Takeaways: 

 

[1:46] The premise of the documentary 

[4:31] Looking at four things: movement, outlook, connection, and eating 

[10:03] The power 9: nine things that go into living to 100 

[17:18] How Okinawa is such a healthy society 

[20:20] Sardina, a little island in Italy that keeps moving 

[22:27] The high stress levels in American society 

[25:39] Ikaria, Greece and their resilient community 

[30:40] The blue zones in America 

[34:55] Costa Rica’s sense of purpose 

[36:47] Singapore’s subsidized food and housing 

[41:57] Trying to create blue zones in America

[43:58] What I’m doing in my life to incorporate healthy habits 

[49:40] Taking care of the body, mind, and spirit 

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