What a Half-Full Glass Gets You
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What a Half-Full Glass Gets You

If you’re one of those people with a swing in your step and a can-do attitude, you can look forward to better health when you get older.

Research shows that, late in life, people with a glass-half-full outlook tend to feel physically stronger than their more pessimistic peers.

Key Steps to Strong
So what were the key attitude markers that made people feel less exhausted and more able-bodied in their older years? Specifically, those who felt less frail had higher self-esteem, tended to be more hopeful about the future, felt happier overall, and were focused on enjoying life. Do you need help getting there? Try these tricks:

Happy Helps Your Immune System
Researchers suspect that positive feelings help support the immune system, which might help explain the better outcomes for happy seniors. Here are more tips for beating life's major agers.

Emotional Health

How well you handle stress, anger, relationships, work, family life-it all factors into your emotional health. Finding balance in life-as well as peace of mind-helps us cope with life's ups and downs. Take time to explore new ways ...

to find stress relief, and to release anxiety, and unhappiness. Counseling can help-as can a gratitude journal.
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