In the past five decades, researchers have found irrefutable evidence that the mind can play a decisive part in prevention of illness and also in healing. This is particularly true in the field of aging. We now know that the human body doesn’t simply wear out like an old car with too many miles on it. Even though we all have genetic predispositions, our health and aging aren’t predetermined. By making conscious choices in our behavior and where we focus our attention, we can transform the experience of our body and decrease our biological age.
To grow younger and live longer, I offer seven practical steps to harness the power of the mind-body connection.