- Unlocking the secrets of longevity with a focus on happiness and wellness
Unlocking the secrets of longevity with a focus on happiness and wellness
Evidence suggests that 70 percent of primary care visits are due to stress. Emotional distress can lead to ill-health and poor quality of life. There is also emerging evidence of how healthy diet, physical activity, adequate sleep, managing stress and strengthening social relationships contribute to longevity. The workshop will explore how to reduce stress by harnessing the concepts of positive psychology, happiness and wellness, and discuss longevity hot spots from around the world - and what can we learn from them - to lead longer, healthier and happier lives.
- Define positive psychology, happiness and wellness.
- Examine longevity hot spots from around the world: The Blue Zones Project.
- Outline non-pharmacologic management strategies for stress and emotional well-being
|Time ||Topic |
|12.15pm - 12.30pm ||Introductions|
|12.30pm - 12.55pm ||Presentation: Putting things in context/positive psychology, happiness and wellness + Interactive activity|
|12.55pm - 1.10pm ||Coffee break|
|1.10pm - 1.45pm ||Presentation: Blue Zones Project + Interactive Activity |
|1.45pm - 2.15pm ||Presentation: A toolkit for non-pharmacologic management strategies for stress and emotional well-being + Interactive activity |
|2.15pm - 2.30pm ||Reporting/Wrap-up |