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Positive outlook on life linked to lower risk of heart attacks: research

The Daily Telegraph Online | Apr 18, 2012 | The Heart's Content: The Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health
"People who are able to enjoy simple pleasures, have a sunny disposition and positive outlook on life are less likely to have heart attacks and strokes, it has been found..."

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..."

Being an optimist 'may protect against heart problems'

BBC News | Apr 18, 2012 | The Heart's Content: The Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health
"Happy, optimistic people have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke, a Harvard School of Public Health review of more than 200 studies - reported in Psychological Bulletin - suggests..."

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