Harvard Health Blog
5 ways to hold on to optimism — and reap health benefits
By: Beverly Merz, Executive Editor, Harvard Women's Health Watch In these turbulent times, it may be a struggle to maintain a glass half full view of life. A poll just released by the Associated Press on New Year’s Day indicated that most Americans came out of 2016 feeling pretty discouraged. Only 18% feel things for the country got better, 33% said things got worse, and 47% believe things were unchanged from 2015.