Optimism Might Help You Live Longer, a New Study Says

A new research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests that optimism may actually help you live longer.optimism

The study found that women who were optimistic had a significantly lower risk of dying from several major diseases such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, and respiratory disease when compared to women who were less positive in their views on life.

For their research, the scientists analysed data on from 2004 to 2012 on 70,000 women. To measure the levels of optimism, the participants were asked to use a five-point scale and agree or disagree with 6 statements.

The results showed that the most optimistic women had a nearly 30% lower risk of dying from any of the disease analysed in the study.

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