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This may be a stupid/obvious question, but I wanted to ask, if you live life happier and less stressed, will you eventually look younger?
Original post by albayati
This may be a stupid/obvious question, but I wanted to ask, if you live life happier and less stressed, will you eventually look younger?

There are essentially 2 means of looking younger: by reducing the pace of aging and using cosmetics/surgery.

The former requires you to look after yourself. Out of the 6 factors, chronic long term stress is one of those factors that speeds up aging (do note, this is not the same as temporary stress e.g. in exercise workouts - that's actually healthy). So yeah, according to the experts and researchers on aging, being less stress will make you look younger. Happiness is a bit vague, but having good social relationships with people tend to help with aging, and social relationships tend to be associated with happiness (we are social animals after all).

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