Optimistic people have a 30% less chance of having a heart attack or dying of a heart condition. Journal of Positive Psychology says to write in a journal for 15 minutes about your best qualities, hopes for the future, and things you are grateful for to boost your optimism.
Day dreaming could save your life!
So this weeks prescription is a healthy dose of optimism! Suggested dose: 15 minutes of gratitude, hope and guiltlessness. There is no toxic upper limit so feel free to overdose
What is one thing that you are optimistic about today? Enjoy your (hopefully) Labor-Free Labor Day Guiltlessly!