Some great points on the benefits of optimism
Staying positive can improve stress management, productivity, and your health
By Elizabeth Scott, M.S. Stress Management Expert April 02, 2015.
Do you know someone who seems to always have a smile and a positive thought? Or are you yourself one of those people who is full of optimism? Hardships are seen as ‘learning experiences’ by optimists, and even the most miserable day always holds the promise for them that ‘tomorrow will probably be better.’
If you always see the brighter side of things, you may feel that you experience more positive events in your life than others, find yourself less stressed, and even enjoy greater health benefits.
This is not your imagination.
Researchers like Martin Seligman have been studying optimists and pessimists for years, and they have found that an optimistic world view carries certain advantages.
The Benefits of Optimism
In a study of 99 Harvard…
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