Cost free therapies like laughter, creative hobbies, communication and sleep lead to a healthy life, says Sven Eberlein
If you ask a 100-year-old person about the secret ingredients to a long and healthy life, you aren’t likely to hear three words — doctors, drugs, and fad diets. There’s more to our overall well-being than treating symptoms or the occasional surgeries. Scientists are constantly discovering new ways to keep us healthy without expensive medication and complicated workout regimens. Here are nine simple, scientifically proven —and sometimes surprising — ways to empower you to make the right choices for the body and health.