An article published on the HealthDay website (www.healthday.com) and accessible here, has concluded that they way you view life has a lot to do with how healthy you are. In other words, think happy thoughts and you’ll be a healthier person.
The study, conducted by Suzanne C. Segerstrom from the psychology department of the University of Kentucky, is far from conclusive. It doesn’t begin to explain the link between the brain and the body’s physical response to disease and germs. It does, however, confirm a belief that many of us have had for a long time, namely that there is a link between what you believe about reality and the nature of reality. Think negative thoughts and negative things will happen (like getting sick).
You can read the complete article “Optimism May Boost Immune System” on the HealthDay website. Who knows… it might give you a more positive outlook on life!