Turns Out That Being Stubborn Makes You Live Longer
Ask almost anyone how long they want to live, and most people will answer with “forever”. However, that isn’t exactly possible, but there is a way you can extend your life and that’s by doing one simple thing… being stubborn.
A new study published in International Psychogeriatrics focused on the examination of the mental and physical health levels of a group of Italians aged between 90 and 101 who lived in
The study also surveyed the younger members of the participants’ families and
The researchers reckon that being stubborn is psychologically beneficial because stubborn people tend to care less about the opinions of others.
“There have been a number of studies on very old adults, but they have mostly focused on genetics rather than their mental health or personalities… The main themes that emerged from our study, and appear to the be the unique features associated with
Jeste and the rest of the team plan to follow up on this study with more longitudinal studies in order to get more reliable results.
Until then, don’t take no for an answer and continue to be stubborn. Who knows, you just may gain immortality if you’re stubborn enough!