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