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Conscientiousness

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The personality trait that indicates long life

The research, published in the Journal of Personality, found that Conscientious people live longer. People who are conscientious are more careful, efficient, and self-disciplined — and they aim at achievement. An orientation towards achievement and a preference for order have been reported to be the strongest predictors of a long life. Highly conscientious people live an average of two to four years longer. They are also less likely to smoke or drink and experience lower levels of stress. Conscientiousness is…

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Is your personality linked to your sleep quality?

Those of you who are following publications on the Stress-n-Health corner FB are already familiar with personality traits that constitute the Big Five model. These personality characteristics (Extraversion, Neuroticism, Conscientiousness, Openness, and Agreeableness) have been investigating as predictors of sleep quality. The study published in Health Psychology  examined more than 22,000 adults aged 30 to 107. Personality and sleep quality were assessed in the beginning of the study (baseline) and then again 4 to 10 years later. The researchers found…

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Having Personality…

Human personality is quite complex and not easy to define. It’s well known that personality is an asset of traits that influence how an individual interacts with other people and with the environmental surroundings. Scientists argue that personality is consistent and sustains over a lifetime. Overall, certain personality traits predict particular life outcomes. However, culture and social group influence some of personality traits. Behaviour can vary dramatically according to the situation. So, understanding your own personality can help you make…

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