"Don't Worry, Be Happy"
As in the advice of the 1988 song and Meher Baba (at left), scientific researchers have found that being happy lengthens life and improves health and wellbeing.
Life satisfaction, absence of negative emotions, optimism, and positive emotions are all essential to longevity according to the study."It is perhaps time to add interventions to improve subjective well-being to the list of public health measures" say Ed Diener and Micaela Y. Chan authors of the study -
Happy People Live Longer: Subjective Well-Being Contributes to Health and Longevity
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