Hire a helping hand around your home.
Accidents in your own home, like fires and falls, can take away about 2.5 months off your life.
Yes, eat only three chocolate bars a month!
Imagine that eating sweets gives you an extra year while not touching the stuff will take away a year!
And the theory is: chocolate contains phenols and antioxidants that help prevent fats in the blood from clogging arteries.
And keep in mind more is less! Keep it in moderate mode; one to three bars a month.
Higher curiosity levels may mean better adaptation to changes, stress, or challenges.
And losing your curiosity may signal a life-shortening decline in nervous-system activity.
Change your kidís nappies!
Being involved in your childís day-to-day raising and activities gives you 3 extra joyful years.
Believe it or not!
A car accident will cost you 7 months, and size matters! Crashing behind the wheel of a small car costs you nearly 10 months, but behind the wheel of a big car you only lose a half of that.
Slimming down to your normal healthy weight can give you 8 months extra.
Extra weight increases your risk of heart attack, cancer and diabetes, just to name a few.
Treat your ulcer.
If you have stomach pain, having it checked by your GP could be a good life extending strategy.
Attend your religious service twice a week.
Believe it or not, but being close to God will give you a boost to live longer!
Keep the bottom number of your blood pressure below 90.
And a quick way to lower your blood pressure is cut salt from your diet and exercise more.
Colon cancer is one of the increasing causes of death, so keep that appointment with your doctor, and get screened for the disease.
Eat meat no more than 3 times a week!
Replacing the meat in your diet with Soya products and vegetables can increase your life expectancy by up to 13%, but you donít have to cut down on meat completely, just decrease you meat portions to around 115g three times a week.
Whatever it takes; diet, exercise or medicine.
Bringing down high levels of cholesterol to the moderate ( 6.09mmol/l )will buy you an extra 6 months. While dropping it to the low range of ( 5.1mmol/l ) will buy you around 4 years. Have a talk to your general practitioner after you read this article.
Forget boxing or rugby, try hang gliding or swimming, try games that get you to relax and get away from the stress of life.
Cut back on your alcohol intake! (For those who do drink)
The moderate intake of alcohol, which also is supposed to increase life expectancy, is about 1 drink per day.