April 7, 2012
American researchers at Harvard University found that people happy and satisfied with life less than other people have heart attacks and strokes.
After analyzing nearly 200 tests conducted in the past, the researchers came to the conclusion that in the most optimistic risk is reduced by half. According to the researchers, this is because the optimism probably lowers high blood pressure and cholesterol levels. For this optimistic work at all: regardless of age, wealth, weight or lifestyle.
The authors emphasize, however, that in order to be absolutely sure about the positive impact of positive thinking on health, further research is needed in this area.