By Sonia Arrison

Humanity is at the cusp of an exhilarating durability revolution. the 1st individual to dwell to a hundred and fifty years has most likely already been born. What will your lifestyles seem like if you happen to reside to be over a hundred? Will you be fit? Will your marriage want a sundown clause? How lengthy will you'll want to paintings? Will you end one occupation at sixty-five purely to return to varsity to profit a brand new one? after which, will you be fortunately operating for one more sixty years? might be you’ll be a mother or father to a infant and a grandparent while. Will the realm develop into overpopulated? and the way will dwelling longer impact your funds, your loved ones lifestyles, and your perspectives on faith and the afterlife? In 100 Plus, futurist Sonia Arrison takes us on an eye-opening trip to the long run at our doorsteps, the place technology and expertise are starting to transform existence as we all know it. She introduces us to the folk reworking our lives: the intense scientists and genius inventors and the billionaires who fund their paintings. The wonderful advances to increase our lives—and stable health—are nearly the following. within the very close to destiny clean organs for transplants should be grown in laboratories, cloned stem cells will convey formerly unstoppable ailments to their knees, and residing earlier a hundred would be the rule, now not the exception. Sonia Arrison brings over a decade of expertise learning and writing approximately state-of-the-art advances in technology and expertise to 100 Plus, portray a brilliant photo of a destiny that just recently looked like technological know-how fiction, yet now's very genuine. 100 Plus is the 1st ebook to provide readers a finished knowing of the way life-extending discoveries will switch our social and fiscal worlds. This illuminating and critical textual content may help us navigate the exciting trip of existence past a hundred years.

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Furthermore, when it comes to the brain, a single millimeter of tissue can control many processes in addition to the ones we describe in this book. To counter these problems, and to provide the necessary substantiation for this new approach to communicating effectively with others, we’ve included extensive endnotes, which will also help guide you if you choose to delve more deeply into the neuroscience of empathy, cooperation, and trust. PART 1 The Evidence The Neuroscience of Communication, Consciousness, Cooperation, and Trust CHAPTER 1 A New Way to Converse Without language, we would find ourselves living in a state of emotional chaos.

But many people fail to realize that the same principle applies to personal and family relationships. Why do we tend to ignore the strategy of thinking before we speak at home? There are many reasons, but one of the most common is tiredness. Exhaustion from a long day of intense work slows down the compassion circuits in the brain. We become impatient, and we lose some of our ability to think clearly. In this state, negative comments can slip out because we simply don’t have the energy to turn them off.

When John’s company was tested by an independent research team, there was—after a year of utilizing this strategy—a significant increase in corporate camaraderie and personal satisfaction, along with measurable decreases in personal anxiety and stress. The number of sick days decreased and company loyalty increased, and this translated into a lower rate of employee turnover. In essence, low stress means greater happiness, and as an important research study recently found when examining more than two thousand business divisions of ten large companies, happy people work harder.

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