29 Oct '13, 3am

CAMEMBERU: Okinawa's Secrets of Longevity (Part 1) - Not Just Living Longer, But Better

CAMEMBERU: Okinawa's Secrets of Longevity (Part 1) - Not Just Living Longer, But Better

Interestingly, the Okinawans don't specifically exercise. But they do keep busy. There's minimal furniture at home, and they get up from the tatami mats many times a day - this builds lower body strength. Many of them keep a herb and vegetable garden, which gives them physical exercise and sunlight exposure for Vitamin D. 7. Have an "ikigai" That means the reason for waking up every morning. Yes, that critical sense of purpose that propels you in life. 8. Maintain a spiritual anchor Many Okinawans practice ancestor veneration. They lay their worries at the ancestor altars, and pray for guidance. It's not so much about religion but a healthy dose of spirituality. 9. Be psychologically resilient Life isn't about having it easy but how you respond to tough times. Okinawa is the site of many gruelling battles, and many of the elderly have been through the horrors of war. But t...

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