Good Health and Happiness Go Hand in Hand
Mom always said “Don’t smoke,” “Eat healthy,” “Exercise,” and many other demands that we rolled our eyes at. Not only was she right about all those, but also when you were grumpy and she told you to cheer up, she was right as well as she knew that health and happiness go hand in hand.
How Does Health Affect Happiness?
Smoking, bad eating habits, a lack of exercise, and unhappiness, are all attributed to causing heart attacks. To live a life full of health wealth and happiness we need to overcome all these bad habits.
New Research Shows Relation Between Happiness and Heart Disease
Research conducted at the Columbia university shows that happy people are less likely to have heart problems. Out of 1700 people studied, 145 with heart problems had an overall lower score in the scale of happiness. Even if you are a completely, undeniably pessimistic person, just pretending to be happy can have a positive effect on your heart since health and happiness are interconnected.
The happiness and heart disease test justify that the happiness scale used in the study was a 5-point scale. Research proved that for every point you go up on the scale, you are 22 per cent less likely to experience heart problems. It is still unknown whether happiness may be altered through genetics. There may be a gene passed on which can happiness (and heart disease).
Happiness and Health Can Reduce Stress.
Stress is a major cause of heart problems. Stress releases hormones which can damage the heart, so avoid any stress. Depression takes away health and happiness, so this is not the best emotion when looking for a healthy heart. Try your best to be optimistic! Think positive! Try to catch yourself when you think negative thoughts. Instead of thinking “I only got a B on that paper; I’m stupid.”
How to Make Your Heart Feel Happy?
We need to change the way we think, “I got a B, what else could I do to improve my mark?” Soon you will not even remember those negative thoughts that used to pop into your head all the time. People with a good heart will always strive to make a goal that ‘The key is always to keep an optimistic view (easier said than done, I know) and you will be healthier (and happier)!