optimism

Can Optimism Add Years to Your Life?

October 15, 2020

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health factors were often omitted from longevity metrics. We know how influential diet is to this equation and the same can be [...]

Do Optimistic People Live Longer?

April 8, 2020

Individuals with higher levels of optimism are more likely to live longer compared to pessimistic people, reaching the age of 85 or older. This finding is a result of a 30 [...]

Does Optimism Lead to Living Longer?

August 28, 2019

Optimistic people are more likely to live until their 85th birthday and beyond, according to a study spanning decades. The trait was linked to living 11 to 15 percent longer, [...]