People who are happy and positive about life live longer.
This is an interesting and important reminder that how you live does affect your health. Feeling positive about your life, not stressed out or depressed, contributes to both longevity and better health
Scientists from the University of Illinois, who published their study in the journal, Applied Psychology: Health and Wellbeing, also found happiness lead to quicker recovery from injury.
It also concluded that anxiety, depression, and pessimism were linked to higher rates of disease and a shorter lifespan.
People who felt intense anger or lived in stressful environments were more likely to be sick more often and died earlier.
Laughter really is the best medicine.