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Why is optimism is associated with health, pessimism with disease?

So, be honest: Is you life glass half-full or half-empty? I tend to be the former, and based upon the research I’m glad I have a optimistic disposition. But, how about you? Which are you? And, if you’re more pessimistic, … Continue reading

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Women who want to live longer need to become more optimistic

In my new book, 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People, (available about 9/1//09I discuss how “toxic attitudes” can lead to disease, dysfuntion, and disorder. Now, a new study shows how optimism, at least in females, can lead to improved health … Continue reading

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