I am a big believer that attitude and outlook on life accounts for a lot. Research clearly shows that people are actually healthier and much happier when they wake up each day with a positive mind-set. For example, in a 23-year study by Miami and Yale Universities, people with a positive perception of aging lived 7.5 years longer.|
This notion may seem idealistic these days - but the studies show that it's worth a try. We are constantly bombarded with bad news and sad stories. This negative energy, on top of everyday stress and real tragedy in our own lives, can amount to a dreary outlook on life.
Life is too short, and there ARE good people doing great things all around us. Let's concentrate on that, and celebrate it!!
Here are three simple ways we can all spread a little hope and optimism:
Good News will be where you look for it next year. Happy New Year!
Article created on: 12/14/2005
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