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Why Worry… Be Happy and Halve Your risk of Having a Heart Attack

Express.co.uk | Apr 19, 2012 | The Heart's Content: The Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health
"The findings of new research seem to back up what we’ve always suspected – that the key to living longer is to feel contented and optimistic..."

The Surprising New Secret to Heart Health

Men’s Health News | Apr 19, 2012 | The Heart's Content: The Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health
"The hot new regimen for heart health isn’t kettlebells or high-intensity intervals. It’s strengthening what some researchers call your 'optimism muscle'..."

Positive Outlook could Keep your Heart Healthy

MarieClaire.co.uk | Apr 18, 2012 | The Heart's Content: The Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health
"Optimism, life satisfaction and happiness can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes by 50 per cent, according to research at the Harvard School of Public Health..."

One New, Harvard-Vetted Reason To Make Yourself Happy

Life Lift: The Oprah blog | Apr 18, 2012 | The Heart's Content: The Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health
"We've been hearing for years that negative emotional states, like depression, anger, anxiety, and hostility, can have negative health effects, but less was known about positive moods--until now..."

Being happy and optimistic associated with improved cardiovascular health

Examiner.com | Apr 18, 2012 | The Heart's Content: The Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health
"Even in ancient times, holistic healers recognized the importance of the mind-emotions-body-spirit connection..."

Optimism protects against heart attack and stroke, study shows

CBS News HealthPop Blog | Apr 18, 2012 | The Heart's Content: The Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health
"Stay positive - it just might save your life. New research shows being a positive-thinking person can lead to protective benefits for the heart..."

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