A pessimist would see a glass half empty whereas an optimistic person would see a glass half full!
Optimist is a person who’d always see the bright side of every situation. These are people who not only see the good in everything but also enforce it in their daily lives and thereby influence others.
Optimism is not just anything that can be learnt, it is dealing with one’s own mindset and psychology for overall betterment.
An optimistic person would be less stressful and hence the chances of catching ill health would be more
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Research has found that being optimist helps fight diseases like HIV AIDS.
The chances of getting strokes also reduces in both male and female adults in later 40s due to being optimistic.
Being optimistic could increase the life expectancy and hence you could live longer.