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Less optimistic and happier?

In order to research the difference optimism, it must be defined in a measurable manner. One of the ways that some researchers measure it is by explanatory style. For them optimism is based on how much credit you take for … Continue reading

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Does pessimism shorten or lengthen your life?

Frequently I have read anecdotal accounts of people who were sure┬áthat they were going to beat a life threatening disease (usually cancer) against the odds and managed to do so. Often they would give credit to their optimistic attitude that … Continue reading

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