Quiz: Are You a Pessimist, Optimist or Realist?

Because optimists are more than just cheery people.
November 14, 2016

Being an optimist has benefits that extend beyond just feeling cheery. In fact, optimists react to stressful life events better, have more satisfying romantic relationships, and are less likely to have anxiety, depression, heart disease and hypertension. David Mezzapelle, author of the Contagious Optimism book series, shares what he believes makes someone an optimist. See if you fit his criteria.

Related: What Happy, Successful, Optimistic People Know About Life

 

This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SUCCESS magazine.

 

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