Top 10 Changes That Can Give You Long Life

Life is one great gift that we all are enjoying every moment. To live a long life is every living beings dream. But for human beings it’s a desire to live long! Life is a gift and long life is a bonus card in it. With so many unfulfilled wishes, works left undone, relationships left incomplete people die. It’s indeed very sad but the sole reason for their death is themselves. I don’t believe in fate and the notion of God taking lives away. God is the creator of this universe and why would he want to destroy his own creation. It’s we who are responsible to live a long healthy life and we who put an end to it as well.

Living a long life is nice when maintained well. There is no mantra or magic to live long. There are just few good qualities we need to inculcate in ourselves to make it till where we want. First of all we need to be well aware of our body and soul. Both of these together form life. May not be in depth but at least where which organ is located in our body and its functions. Mind is the key to all actions. People tend to live long for many reasons. Some live long for others and some to themselves. Some people live long to show the world making records of long life. We are not behind such a living. I am sure all you and I want is a life as long as we complete our responsibilities and leave this world happily when we realize that we have done our duties and it’s time to leave!


Here are few tips that can make our lives stronger, Longer and healthier in all ways!



becoming a more positive person

Remember life is not about finding yourself but it’s about creating yourself. Always be positive in your thinking. It’s only then you tend to attract even more positive things in life. Love what you are and that’s when you start loving your life and it’s when you love your life will you feel like living it long. Always adopt the thought that everything happens for our own good and accept things as they come your way. Don’t give space for negative feelings to arise because it’s sure to put you down. Keep your mind fresh and it will take you a long way!

Live long and be an inspiration to many!


2. Consume sufficient water.

consume sufficient water

Water is a life saver. I would term it to be a life span extender too! Drinking sufficient water is very important to maintain stable health conditions. There are a lot of diseases caused due to less intake of water. It is necessary for a person to drink 4 liters of water every day. We need to compensate the water lost from our body through other means by taking in sufficient amount of water throughout the day. Make it a habit to drink water. I can assure you a long life because my grandfather is an example who lived 98 years!


3. Laugh to destroy stress.

laugh to destroy

Stress is a common scenario which we face as students during exams and as elders when we start working. It is one companion that cannot be kept away but for some time we can give rest to stress also! Laughter is one stress buster. Stop worrying for small things. Laugh at your mistakes and correct them as and when needed. Keep your life easy going. Don’t burden yourself with unwanted work. Do as much as you can. This makes you choose what is important for you and that is when you fulfill your desire to live long.


4. Make your living purposeful.

living purposeful

Don’t just live for yourself. Make it a point to do something for others. This can include spending for the needy, sharing food with the ones who are starving, giving your helping hand to the people who are in need. It gives a lot of happiness when we see others being happy and we being the reason for their happiness. This gives a kind of self satisfaction.Live for today and don’t crib about your past. Making your life purposeful gives a lot of enthusiasm to live a long life.


5. Change your Eating Habits.

eating habits

Eating healthy hygienic food is very important. Many people live to eat and not eat to live. The main rule to follow to stay healthy is never ever over eat! Always enjoy whatever you are eating. Your daily dosage of food must be like a pyramidal with heavy breakfast at its base. Next it should be followed by a good lunch and something really light for dinner like the pyramid’s apex. Give sufficient gaps after your meals. It’s very important not to go to bed after a heavy meal. Make sure you consume a lot of nuts and dry fruits than chips and oily snacks.These rules must be followed everyday to stay fit.


6.Live for needs and not comforts.

live for needs

There are many people who don’t even have the basic needs of food, clothing and shelter and still they live longer than the ones who have everything. This shows that people no longer realize the importance of needs. Take precaution in all your steps. Stop having multiple-relationship resulting in unsafe sex. Such acts can result in diseases that are incurable. Enjoy with what is yours. This can spoil both your mind and health. Start valuing the needs of your life and you will not regret for a short life!


7.Love your family.

love your family

Family should be your first priority in life. The small happy moments shared with your family members boosts up your energy. Your responsibilities become more important in life when it comes to your family. When you are filled with responsibility, you will automatically start valuing your life. It’s when you realize how important you are. Spend a lot of your time with family than at work. Spend time with kids. It destroys all your negative thoughts and tensions. Love your family members and people around you.


8.Say NO to addictive drugs!

say no to addictive drugs

Addictive drugs include tobacco, weed, opium etc which are harmful to life. If you are into smoking then it’s high time you stop it to live long. This cuts your life span by half. Stop consumption of liquor beyond a certain check line. Keep yourself busy with good habits. Constantly remind yourself about things that you should keep away from and that will get you away from bad habits. Never take medicines without the doctor’s prescription. Keep away from sleeping tablets. Bad habits easily enter our lives but very difficult for us to throw them out. First know the value you need to give your life for a happy living.


9.Travel to meet new people.

travel to meet new people

Travelling around the world lets you meet a whole bunch of new people. See what your country has for you. See new places and their significance. This can teach us a lot of values in life. Meeting new people can make our minds fresh and also think differently. Live in a new atmosphere that gives a feeling of ‘something new’ in life. It shows all new ways to live life. New places brings in new hope in life. Travel to a place full of greenery. Take in fresh air. Enjoy the sounds of wildlife. This gives an inspiration to live long.


10.Yoga and Meditation.

yoga and meditation

Majority of people know very less about the importance of yoga and meditation. This is not one of the way but is the only way to relax both body and soul. Yoga is the art of relaxing every muscle of your body and eliminating all the body toxins through sweat by continuous exercise. This is one simple way of exercise that can be taken up by every individual. Meditation keeps your mind calm and removes all the unnecessary thoughts to keep it healthy. Highlighting these two aspects in life can make you undoubtedly live long.

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