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The Ancient Chinese Secret To Living A More Fulfilling Life

"Are you living a life worthy of being remembered?" Honestly? That question kind of freaked me out. But this awesome video, which won Best Animation at the 2011 Peace On Earth Film Festival, made me realize that the secret to living a worthy life is much simpler than I thought. So easy, in fact, that you can start right this minute.

The Ancient Chinese Secret To Living A More Fulfilling Life
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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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