Are your feelings hurt easily? Are you ever troubled by feelings of guilt? Do you worry too long after an embarrassing experience? If you answered yes to all those question, you may live longer than others. According to some researchers, being neurotic may help you live longer. (Sadly, the extra time will feel like a burden…)

+ “Island-hopping with Weight Watchers means your tablemates will encourage you to skip the butter on your whole-wheat toast. It means you’ll decide (surprisingly) to take the stairs instead of the elevator to the pool. It means you’ll learn the brand-approved serving size for a glass of wine. And it means on-board activities will consider your feelings.” Paradox at Sea: My Week on a Weight-Loss Cruise.

+ And McSweeney’s: If you give a poor a doctor