Does being 😃 make you healthier?
Having a fun weekend is one thing, but did you know that there’s a close relationship between how healthy you are, and how happy you are? Nobody’s suggesting that you can banish a head cold by putting a huge grin on your face, but there’s plenty of evidence that feeling positive emotionally doesn’t just make you nicer to be around, but is good for your health in general.
This applies even to pretty serious conditions. The American Psychological Study reviewed 200 medical studies in 2012, and they found that there’s a strong case for people who were more optimistic and satisfied with their lives have a lower risk of even heart disease.
And that’s not all that scientists have found: let’s take a look…