"How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side" by David Mezzapelle for HuffPost. It pays to have a sunny disposition. Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts. Click the pic for 10 tips for living more optimistically.
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"Optimism Health Benefits: 6 Perks Of Looking On The Bright Side" from HuffPost. According to a new study, most people around the world are optimistic about the future. The research, published in the "Journal of Personality," also found associations between having a positive outlook and improved physical health. Click the pic for more.
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"'Look For The Helpers': Quote From Mr. Rogers That We Really Need Right Now" from HuffPost. In response to recent violence and disasters, HuffPost shares the link to Mr. Roger's tips for helping children cope.“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." Click the pic for more suggestions for supporting children in the wake of tragedy.
"10 Lab-Tested Ways to Bring Out the Best in People" by Jena Pincott for Oprah Magazine. The best of human nature—generosity, compassion, cooperation, selflessness—surfaced in these studies. Of course, the goal is to draw out a person's good side, not exploit it. Use your powers wisely. Click the pic for more.