May 03, 2017

7 Scientific Reasons Why Being An Optimist Is Good For Your Health

“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – The Dalai Lama

When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be an optimist or a pessimist. Personally, I prefer being an optimist, and seems that research is now backing this up as a good choice.

Not only does it help you retain a positive outlook on life, but it can also benefit your health too.

A positive attitude protects against cardiovascular problems and even improves your immune system.

While this all well and good, how do you actually practice optimism?

This infographic from Happify offers some brilliant solutions.  From visualization exercises to walking in the woods, have a look at this infographic and gain some valuable tips.


Originally published on The Power of Ideas.

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