Embracing optimism improves health outcomes and longevity

The Associated Press June 10, 2024, 11:00 PM UTC

Summary: Studies show a positive outlook improves health. Prince Bhojwani's health improved after embracing optimism. Optimism linked to longer life spans and better physical functioning. Optimism can be learned through training and reframing thoughts. Finding purpose and mastering skills can help maintain optimism. Practice is key to changing mindset. Optimism leads to healthier habits and resilience. Optimism is associated with a greater chance of living past 90.

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