Three Dirty Secrets of Happiness and Health: Laura Mathis at TEDxABQWomen"
in my hammock than to vacuum up the 40 pounds of Saint Bernard dog hair off the floor. (Laughter) And I can't help but feel a lot of guilt, because I feel like there's so many ways I should be improving myself. And everyone seems to have contradicting advice on the best ways to be healthy, get in shape, have a living room that could be featured on Martha Stewart instead of on hoarders, (Laughter) like
mine. And at this type of event, on a day like this, I would have pages and pages of notes on things I need to do, or learn, or study, it's exhausting. Well, after doing some research on my slacker ways, it turns out I am already a health and happiness Goddess. I have discovered three unknown dirty secrets of happiness and health, and it doesn't involve the gym, or dieting, or having
the perfect home. One: Drink alcohol. (Laughter) (Applause) Yeah, I know. Two: Gain weight. (Laughter) (Applause) Three: Stop cleaning your house. (Applause) (Cheers) I know. Turns out being bad can actually be good for you. The Mayo Clinic, Web MD, Dr. Oz, Government Health Organizations, even the American Heart Association states that daily consumption of one to two drinks a day can improve health and lead to a longer life. Daily consumption of alcohol has been linked to a decreased risk
of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, dementia, including Alzheimer's, gal stones, strokes, kidney stones, that's just to name a few. Now here's something everyone can relate to. A study on the common cold found that if you are a non-smoker, three or four drinks...
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