Inspiring Reminders to Think, Live and Love Well

Inspiring Reminders to Think and Live Well

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

A Hopeful Heart is a Healthy Heart!

Here's one of the best reasons yet to adopt an optimistic, hopeful attitude:  You just may live longer!  A recent study published in the Psychological Bulletin by Harvard scientists found huge correlation between positive mental health and healthy cardiovascular health.  Check this out:
1.  They found a 50% reduced risk of initial cardiovascular event for optimists (compared with less optimistic individuals, and
2.  Those optimists who were undergoing bypass treatment were 50% less likely to experience complications than their less optimistic counterparts.

These finding all held regardless of diet, exercise or smoking factors.

WOW - 50%!  less risk of heart attack!  Positive Psychology for the WIN!


  1. love it..our heart should be well cared,we should also love our self so we should treat our self well and we should not let other fool us..