7 science-backed reasons why being an optimist is good for you

Being an optimist has some surprising advantages.

Sure, it often makes it more pleasant for others to be around you, but there’s more at play than just creating a sunny atmosphere.

Happify, a website and app that uses science-based interactive activities aimed at making you happier, created this graphic to demonstrate the potential scientific perks of looking at the glass of life half full:

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