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How to be happy and live longer, according to a 102-year-old doctor

This month it was released well lived life (Atria Books, 2023), a book in which Gladys McGarry, a 102-year-old American doctor, shares her personal secrets for increasing well-being and live long at any age.

Birthing Specialist Has Seen Thousands of Baby Births Throughout Her Life decades as a professional Health While she has also had to deal with the death of some of her children and her ex-husband.

Despite such human losses, McGrew is not active,

Although today he doesn’t care about the patients in the hospital, yes he has his own consultation in which he addresses Medicine composite, alternative branch that is considered leading And that differs to consider areas such as physical, emotional, mental, environmental, socio-cultural and spiritual.

How to be happy and age well, according to a still-active 102-year-old doctor

In a conversation with Business Insider, the doctor said that start your day with a prayer Then have a bowl of raisin bran cereal—which features raisins and bran flakes—and drink a glass of prune juice for breakfast.

When it’s time for lunch choose a salad “Some kind of soup or something like that” for dinner after a few hours.

“It’s my routine and I find it works for me. It is very important that everyone find what works for them. McGrew explained.

But that’s not all, because he also does a series of activities during the day. As he declared to the above media, it is important that the hands are in motion,

In her personal case, she knits regularly to make “little gifts” that she gives to the people she interacts with during her daily routine.

“It keeps my hands busy. If I don’t keep them that way, I go mobile and that makes people tense”, he assured.

it is added to continue to see patients from holistic medicine and that He often listens to audiobooks and communicates with his friends,

How to be happy and age well, according to a still-active 102-year-old doctor

This is a must for the 102 year old doctor find a core purpose To prolong longevity and increase well-being.

He told Insider that he recommends keeping “A 10 Year Plan” Because “it’s far enough away to keep our life force active,” but in turn, “it’s close enough that we can make it, dust ourselves off, and plan again.”

In this sense, he shared that his goal for the next decade is to create a “living village”, which is characterized by the fact that its inhabitants live in peace and have the best relationship with each other.

Similarly, in an article he himself wrote for CNBC, he emphasized the importance of Letting Go of Things That “Don’t Matter” And that gives rise to anxiety or dissatisfaction.

McGarry recommends an exercise regimen that involves getting up and walking and then doing a simple three-step process, If desired, they can be performed with the support of “happy music”.

How to be happy and age well, according to a still-active 102-year-old doctor

The first is to identify an element that is causing the discomfort, so that “a sensation of ‘stagnation’ can be felt throughout your body.”

Then, “imagine you can grab something that’s stuck in your hand,

And above, the doctor wrote, “fluent”,

,The happiest people know when it’s time to move on, Everyone regrets something or the other, but how long should we hold onto it? I don’t know what mistakes you made in the past, but I would like to suggest You did the best you could with what you had at the time,

In this way, he sentenced: “Do everything possible to forget your repentance Forgive Yourself and Ask for Forgiveness from Others If Necessary So that you can move forward in your life.”

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