Monday, June 18, 2007
Mas Real Age - 6/18
We may lose our hair, not hear as well, and get more wrinkles -- but we'll have big smiles on our faces. It turns out that growing older isn't such a drag. Time and time again, 70-year-olds report higher levels of happiness than 30-year-olds. Are you happy?
Better with Age
Why might older adults be happier? It could be that the kind of maturity that can only come with age allows people to keep an emotional even keel. Or that with advancing years, we simply become more skilled at coping with our circumstances -- even those that are life changing. Whatever the reason, it's good news for our health.