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490: Longevity secrets from a 102-year-old doctor | Gladys McGarey, M.D.

490: Longevity secrets from a 102-year-old doctor | Gladys McGarey, M.D.

Update: 2023-06-191
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“Disease and pain aren't our enemies. Our job is not to get rid of them but to learn from them," says Gladys McGarey, M.D.

Gladys, a 102-year-old board-certified integrative medicine doctor, joins us to discuss all of her her tried-and-true secrets for longevity, plus:

- Gladys’ personal & professional background (~02:13 )

- Why longevity doesn’t have to be complicated (~07:48 )

- Gladys’ six pillars of longevity (~09:29 )

- The power of mindset for longevity (~14:01 )

- How to overcome pain & trauma (~18:35 )

- How Gladys defines health (~20:14 )

- The connection between spirituality & healing (~22:35 )

- How we can overcome the loneliness epidemic (~24:15 )

- How lack of purpose sabotages your health (~27:52 )

- How Gladys overcomes adversity (~30:11 )

- What we should all do more of to live healthier lives (~31:40 )

- How to find your purpose (~34:18 )

- One thing everyone should do to promote longevity (~37:19 )

- What advice Gladys would give her younger self (~37:59 )

- What Gladys eats in a day (~38:50 )

- How Gladys met Gandhi (~39:48 )

- Why love is the greatest healer (~41:37 )


Order a copy of my new book The Joy Of Well-Being at thejoyofwellbeing.com


Referenced in the episode:

- Gladys' book, The Well-Lived Life.

- Check out Gladys' website.

- mbg Podcast episode #344, with Lisa Miller, Ph.D.

- Lisa's research on spirituality & depression.

- Sign up for The Long Game


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490: Longevity secrets from a 102-year-old doctor | Gladys McGarey, M.D.

490: Longevity secrets from a 102-year-old doctor | Gladys McGarey, M.D.

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