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The five personality traits that increase your chances of living a long life

Dee Dee Dunleavy
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Recent research has found five personality traits are linked to a longer life expectancy.

While personality traits tend to be relatively fixed throughout a person’s life, psychologist Sabina Read says we can “dial them up” if we want to.

Of the five traits identified, Sabina says evidence shows conscientiousness is one of the “most influential” when it comes to lifespan.

Press PLAY below for Sabina Read’s analysis of the five traits that enhance longevity + why they have that impact

The five personality traits linked to longevity:

  1. Conscientiousness
  2. Purpose
  3. Optimism
  4. Extraversion
  5. Lack of neuroticism
Dee Dee Dunleavy
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