Researchers from Portland State University School of Community Health (Oregon) conducted a two-year study of 666 older adults, aged 65 to 90, and found an association between higher levels of negative social exchanges and poorer health.
According to a recent article in HealthDay News,
The findings don’t prove a cause-and-effect relationship between social life and health. Still, “the take-home message is that conflict in your life may have important impacts on your physical health,” said study lead author Jason T. Newsom…
Maybe it’s time to add a little conflict resolution training to your daily workout regimen.