Do optimists live longer than pessimists? Maybe, but I’m not the only one arguing that a middle way may yield healthier benefits.
Pessimistic people are more likely to die from heart disease and have a shorter life in general, according to two recent studies.
One of positive psychology’s founding fathers offers a new picture of the good life, and explains how each of us can cultivate it.
Whether you’re determined to achieve a tiny goal or to change your entire life, believing that you can is the first, most important step.
You’ve heard by now that you can “catch” obesity from your friends, family — even distant acquaintances. But you may have missed the flip side of that story: Good health and fitness are catching, too.
Can the way you think influence your life chances? Is it possible to think yourself away from failure and toward success? The field of Positive Psychology says —YES!