If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease, a new study suggests it is best to focus on having a positive attitude if you want to live a longer, healthier life. The study, published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, found that patients with heart disease who have a positive attitude are more likely to exercise and, as a result, to live longer.Read more
Almost everyone experiences some form of stress on a regular basis and one third of Americans report living under extreme stress. Ongoing stress can negatively affects your relationships, sleeping patterns and eating habits, and it can yield serious long-term health consequences including obesity, chronic fatigue and heart disease. A positive attitude has long been touted as an effective way to reduce stress levels, and a recent study has launched a new health trend, one that involves faking it until you …Read more
Planning your wedding can create unwanted stress and getting through your big day can create even more stress. Add in the birth of your first child and your stress levels may be through the roof. Can all of this stress affect your mental health? New research, published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior, shows that yes, these major life events can affect your mental health. Getting married and having your first child can result in decreased job satisfaction, especially …Read more
There is now research to show that being grouchy as you get older isn’t a good idea. A new report suggests that adults who reach almost 100 years old or older are more likely to be those that are happy and have a positive attitude towards life.
The researchers conducted a study of 243 people who managed to live until age 100, and discovered that most of the elderly participants considered themselves to be happy and good natured people, lacking …Read more