In reviewing the 16 characteristics of centenarians from the book Living to be 100, it is not surprising that the first three listed are maintaining low numbers in three biomarkers that are standard medical checkpoints.
Self-care is the first step in caring for others: remember the mantra on the plane with the oxygen mask- put yours on first before you help someone else.
Your ability to stay healthy starts with your daily decisions. Every decision is important.
Holiday Strategy Tip #2: Run up to the starting line. When I was an assistant track coach (decades ago), I observed that there were a number of events in which the athlete ran up to the starting line- and then threw, hurled, jumped, etc. That means that before s/he actually got measured for jumping, throwing,..