That’s right: a recent examine published in shows that “being high in neuroticism” helps you live longer–or, to put it in their creepy science terms, gives you “a lower likelihood of premature death.”
And to give you even more good news, the style they tested for neuroticism in this study was by insuring how people responded to statements like “I get irritated easily, ” “I worry about things, ” and “I get stressed out easily.” So, you don’t exactly have to be Larry David to qualify here–and if none of these stimulated “theyre saying” “yes” out loud at your desk, used to go and get a fucking personality. Enjoy your premature death, I guess.
In another hilarious turn of events, the researchers who first got these results were like “shit, we must have done something wrong, ” since people have expended years telling you that things like “positive thinking” and “running outside” are the keys to long life, and that your healthy skepticism toward new people and the outdoors the “psychological distress” caused by neuroticism is somehow harmful. So, these researchers rolled up their sleeves( laboratory coats have sleeves right? I wouldn’t know) and chose “Okay, let’s see if all the neurotic people we tested are also narcs don’t beverage or smoke and that’s why they live longer.”
Guess what? The people who possessed this predilection for afterlife( you know what I entail) also were “less likely to eat enough fruits and vegetables or exercising, and more likely to smoking and drink alcohol either every day or nearly every day.” In other words, if you’re not heavily identifying with this trait yet, then
I’m glad you won’t be living as long I’m genuinely not sure what you’re doing on this website. And next time your peppy co-worker tries to sign you up for a half-marathon, you can feel free to tell her to fuck right off–you’re basically only adding five years to your life.
To sum up, put down your sad little salad, pour yourself a drinking, and write your psychiatrist a
refill request thank-you note for diagnosing your nervousnes. If you need me, I’ll be designing my “Not Neurotic, Just Immortal” Betches tank.
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