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Life purpose means living longer

Having a purpose in life may actually lead to living longer.

At Carleston University in Canada, researchers conducted a study of more than 6000 people over 14 years.
Those who said they had a purpose or direction in life lived longer than those who did not.

Researchers found this to be true for of young, middle aged, and older people,
Although they believe the benefits to be most effective for younger people.