5 Spiritual Practices for Aging Well

Buddhism offers 3 practices that increase our happiness as we grow older, and the author offers 2 more, supported by psychological research.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/five-spiritual-practices-aging-well_b_1165552?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAMo1xjmJ-SdwcyGhWTEbQkh3si8YkYQp8w1ZxJjSXLz8RKB-3poRE2_P66rsy2j2FzJYfcX1RLQoN11g8tdgyHLCQ6MIfi8H1I-ZIK25iHaq55uNjrkQuf0v0wsc5f-TOzrwZsTVfRoxr8D6XfsjkJuaBxZaWJ_8Y4dO7C6ZytjV

 

Happiness improves with age

In the 20th century we added an unprecedented number of years to our lifespans, but is the quality of life as good? Surprisingly, yes! Psychologist Laura Carstensen shows research that demonstrates that as people get older they become happier, more content, and have a more positive outlook on the world.

To view a video of her TED talk, click on the following link: https://www.ted.com/talks/laura_carstensen_older_people_are_happier?language=en