06/05/2014 09:13 am ET Updated Jun 05, 2014

7 Ancient Ideas That Will Improve Your Modern Life

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The modern world has brought us a lot of great stuff. (I, for one, am a huge fan of antibiotics.)

That said, we know there are things that were better in the past, ideas we can learn from or reclaim.

What’s interesting is recently science and experts have validated many of the lessons ancient thinkers knew but could not prove.

Here are 7 new ideas from the old world that can make your life better:

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