Optimism Works ~ It May be the Best Prescription

Optimism works. It positively affects our health and mental well being.

Check out the health benefits of optimism (positive thinking is a part of optimism)

Researchers continue to explore the effects of positive thinking and optimism on health. Health benefits that positive thinking may provide include:

    • Increased life span
    • Lower rates of depression
    • Lower levels of distress and pain
    • Greater resistance to illnesses
    • Better psychological and physical well-being
    • Better cardiovascular health and reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease and stroke
    • Reduced risk of death from cancer
    • Reduced risk of death from respiratory conditions
    • Reduced risk of death from infections
    • Better coping skills during hardships and times of stress

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