Phil Libin hasn’t eaten in days, but he says he feels euphoric and full of energy. Libin is one of many Silicon Valley executives who swear that regular fasting is changing their lives. He even claims that forgoing food has made him a better CEO.
People who live to a hundred are often asked what their secret is to a long life. Some say it’s love. Some say it’s the power of positive thinking. Others say that laughter is the key. Few would say it’s being bitten repeatedly by poisonous snakes.
According to one survey, a whopping 80% of millennials say that one of their greatest desires is to have a lot of money. And 50% want to be famous. Are they on to something or is this desire misguided? According to a Harvard University study on human health and happiness, they are way off base.