Optimists are Up to 70% More Likely to Live to be 85
A new study has found thatoptimiststend to live longer and have a greater chance of reaching their 85th birthday.
Experts believe positive people are better a coping with stress,whichmay limit its effect on their physical health.
Researchers foundoptimists had a lifespan which was 11 to 15 percentlonger, and were more likely to achieve 'extreme longevity', which meansreaching the age of 85.
The most positive women were 50 percent more likely to see their 85th birthday,and the most optimistic men had 70 percent higher odds of reaching the same age