Practicing Healthy Habits, Pursuing Wealthy Outcomes
Investing and health can be two of the most important things in life, but sometimes they also can be the most confusing. There’s so much data and advice, so many articles—and unfortunately, they often don’t agree.
So, I wasn’t surprised to see that one of the bestselling books of the year is physician Peter Attia’s Outlive: The Science & Art of Longevity, which looks at recent scientific research on aging to explore strategies for not only living longer but also living healthier. I was struck by the parallels between how he talks about health and how we at Dimensional think about investing.
Here are some of his main observations about health:
- There's no one-size-fits-all solution.
- There are no quick fixes.
- It's better to prevent problems than find yourself in the position of having to fix them.