Are optimists better at avoiding daily stresses?

Optimism doesn't influence how older men deal with negative situations, but it can help avoid everyday stresses, says research. A growing number of scientific studies have found a sunny outlook has benefits beyond enhancing our mood. For example, more optimistic people tend to live longer and experience better health than those with a more pessimistic... Continue Reading →

Do daily frustrations affect our health?

Minor hassles add up and affect our health, says research. We know experiencing significant stress for long periods impacts our health, especially our cardiovascular system. But what about the minor pressures we encounter in everyday life? The days when the children won't get out of bed, you don't have enough change for the car park... Continue Reading →

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