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Can Optimism Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease? Optimism is more than just feeling good, it improves the body’s functioning in many ways, including reducing the risk of developing heart disease. Maintaining positive thoughts and feelings through intervention programs can help patients achieve better overall outcomes when it comes to their cardiovascular health, according to […]

Do you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, immediately feeling resistant to you day, especially worrying about your job? According to researchers at Penn State, if you start you morning focusing on how stressful your think your day will be, my harm your mindset and impair your cognitive functioning throughout your entire day.

Researchers have found that women with high levels of cynical hostility, harboring hostile thoughts towards other or having a general mistrust of people are at higher risk of dying, but the risk of developing heart disease wasn’t different from non-hostile women. Hillary A.  Tendo, M.D., MPH, lead author of the study and assistant professor of […]