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Happy is Healthy: Optimism is Key to Wellness
31May, 2016

Happy Really Is Healthy

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No matter what you consider happiness to be—joy, lasting contentment, an optimistic outlook—there is now research proving that happiness does in fact improve health. A recent review of more than 200 studies has determined a connection between overall life satisfaction, happiness, and stress management with a lowered risk of heart disease. “Positive psychological well-being” is found to strongly protect your cardiovascular health. Laura Kubzansky, a professor of social and behavioral sciences at Harvard School of Public Health, has performed many of these studies herself (CNN). Kubzansky notes, “For physical health, […]
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