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.

 

You might like

7 Easy Fixes to Fight Office Fatigue

7 Easy Fixes to Fight Office Fatigue

What to do when you’re half-asleep at your desk

October 20, 2017
How the People in My Life Help Me Succeed

How the People in My Life Help Me Succeed

They know how to laugh with you. They remind you to act like your best self.

October 19, 2017
Pick Up These 6 ‘Me’ Habits to Be a Better You

Pick Up These 6 ‘Me’ Habits to Be a Better You

Success comes when people turn what they've learned into the daily habits that breed success.

October 18, 2017