In this episode, we will travel along the Colorado River, through one of the world’s most famous and beautiful natural settings – the Grand Canyon – while contemplating the health benefits of optimism.
Many research studies have found that optimism is correlated with better physical well-being compared to pessimism.
According to an article from Harvard Medical School, optimism helps people cope with disease and recover from surgery. Even more impressive is the impact of a positive outlook on overall health and longevity. Research tells us that an optimistic outlook early in life can predict better health and a longer lifespan. So, the next time you’re in nature, wondering whether that picturesque lake or river is half full or half empty, look on the brighter side of things – it may be good for your health!
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