1. Preservation, from acceptance. Avoiding depression can prevent accidents and other disasters.
2. Metabolism. One of the secrets associated with Chinese medicine is improved metabolism.
3. State of limbo. Simply maintaining a similar state of affairs can be like extending life.
4. Secret magic. Living away from the center of life by practicing unusual abilities might improve efficiency in procuring a better life gradually, if it is casual enough.
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