Archive for December 16th, 2009

Feel cynical, die earlier

Well, well, well.

For any of you who felt bitterness towards me over the possibility that I may live longer because I look young, be bitter no more my friends. 

There was another study.  Of course.  There is always another story, another study.

Optimistic Women Live Longer

“Taking age into account, the most optimistic women were more likely to live longer and less likely to get heart disease compared with the most pessimistic.”

From what I can tell, there is less biology associated with this study, more of a correlation to education and lifestyle. 

The article states the following:

“…women who are trustful of others are likely to live longer than those who harbour “cynical hostility”.

What?!  Women who harbor cynical hostility won’t live longer?

I’m doomed. 

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