How to Bounce Back from a Setback

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Hi, I'm Dr. Mike Roizen here with a helpful tip about staying young in tough times. The key to longevity is resilience, the ability to keep on ticking well in the face of adversity such as a the death of a loved one, or the loss of a job. For some of us recovery is natural, but for others it's a long slow slope.

Here are ways you can strengthen your ability to bounce back. Be optimistic, meditate daily to cope with stress, they can make you grumpy keep your body strong and limber. When you feel physically strong, your self esteem increases. That's another vital part of resilience, nurture your social connections.

Your friends provide security and love and help keep emotions on an even keel. So reach out and touch someone physically and emotionally. Remember two hugs keep you younger than one. I'm Dr. Mike Roizen. For more smart ways to keep yourself young, watch and share all of our tips, they're right here.