Tag: optimism

There Are Benefits Of Being A Pessimist, Scientists Say

Most people fall into two categories: optimists or pessimists. Optimistic people are always happy, while pessimists prepare for the worst in life. A new study has found that there are benefits of being a pessimist.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2018

Optimism May Lower Risks Of Premature Death In Women: Harvard Study

Optimistic women have decreased risk of death from various health issues including stroke, heart disease, cancer, and infection, reports a recent study. Women with high degree of optimism have 30 percent reduced risk of death from diseases compared with their less optimistic counterparts.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 9, 2016

Optimism Linked To Improved Recovery After Heart Attack

A study found optimism can improve a patient's cardiac health post-heart attack and lower the likelihood of readmission. Gratitude, despite its benefits, had no impact on the improvement of heart health or readmission rate.

Life December 11, 2015

Optimism and the Heart: Can You Glass-Half-Full Your Way to Better Cardiovascular Health?

A sunny outlook on life leads to better cardiovascular health, a study suggests. Association between the two measures as "significant," researcher say.

Life January 11, 2015

Want a Healthy Heart? Be Optimistic

Optimism makes for healthy hearts, according to a new study from the University of Illinois.

Life January 11, 2015

Optimistic dog or pessimistic dog? This study reveals all

Just like humans, dogs are either optimistic or pessimistic. Pessimistic dogs are not necessarily unhappy but they may need some encouragement to try out new tasks.

Life September 19, 2014

Happiness and healthy eating habits go hand-in-hand for postmenopausal women

A new study suggests that women with optimistic attitudes find it easier to adopt healthy eating habits. Happiness and optimism are not inherently key to healthful habits, with researchers emphasizing the need to develop tools such as self-regulation in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Life March 27, 2014

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