February 2011 Articles


Managing Your Worrying, And Why This Might be a Worthy Goal

In December 2004, a landmark research study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences that linked psychological stress to premature aging for the very first time. Specifically, health psychologist Elissa Epel, PhD, and her colleagues, made the stunning discovery that the telomeres in the cells of chronically high stressed women were about 13 years older, on average, than the telomeres of low stress women.

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