When times are tough, it’s a challenge to remain positive. But if you can do it – you might live longer.
A new study found that optimism can add years to your life. This study lasted over two decades! They asked a lot of questions over the years of 160,000 people – and the ones who remained optimistic lived the longest – many reached 90 and even older.
At the end of the study, those who lived optimistically lived over 5% longer than those who were pessimistic. Put another way – if you live to 90, that’s nearly five extra years.
So…think happy thoughts!
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