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Why So Many Seniors Rate Their Health as Good or Excellent
A common myth about aging is that older adults are burdened by illness and feel lousy much of the time. In fact, the opposite is usually true. Most seniors report ...
July 1, 2019
Study: Seniors’ Physical and Mental Health Linked to Optimism
With the entire Baby Boomer generation set to be at least 65 in the next decade, there will ...
May 30, 2019
Persistence and Optimism Protect Mental Health
A recent study published by the American Psychological Association has found that people who don’t give up on ...
May 22, 2019
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Optimism and Its Costs
Commentary Here is one version of a well-known ancient Chinese wisdom story: There is a Taoist story of ...
April 22, 2019
Small Businesses Set Record for Creating New Jobs
WASHINGTON—Job creation among the nation’s small businesses has reached its highest rate in 45 years of record-keeping, according ...
March 10, 2019
Optimism May Protect Against Chronic Pain in Soldiers
Soldiers who displayed high optimism before deployment were less likely to develop chronic pain after being sent to ...
February 21, 2019
Pompeo Voices Optimism for Good Outcome on US-China Trade
DAVOS, Switzerland—U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced optimism on Jan. 22 for a good outcome in upcoming ...
January 22, 2019
Trump: Exceeding Expectations
Commentary President Donald Trump has been a huge surprise, even to somebody who voted for him as enthusiastically ...
January 17, 2019
Strong Economy Provides Greater Capital Access for Small Businesses
WASHINGTON—Optimism in the strength of the economy continues to push small-business confidence higher. Companies are reporting increased confidence ...
September 3, 2018
White House Highlights ‘Made in America’
WASHINGTON—The White House hosted the second annual “Made in America” event on July 23, showcasing American-made goods from ...
July 24, 2018
Americans Still Upbeat About Job Market, Says Gallup
Americans remain quite positive about the job market, reflecting strong data on the U.S. economy in general and ...
July 4, 2018
Small Business Confidence Soars to Record High
Optimism among small-business owners continues to soar, reaching its highest levels in years. Thanks to tax reform package, ...
February 21, 2018
Small Businesses Begin 2018 on a High Note
WASHINGTON—Small-business optimism in the United States soared last year, reaching the highest level in decades. Thanks to strong ...
January 11, 2018
Business Leaders Upbeat Over 2018 Economic Prospects
Business optimism is still on the rise thanks to strong economic indicators and pro-growth policies, according to a ...
December 13, 2017
America’s Rising Business Optimism
NEW YORK—Optimism within the nation's business world is soaring—reaching its highest levels in years. Yet recovery from the ...
March 23, 2017
The Upside of Pessimism
The theory of defensive pessimism suggests that imagining—and planning for—worst-case scenarios can be more effective than trying to ...
September 16, 2014
Marrying an Optimist May Help You Stay Healthy
Having an optimistic spouse appears to have positive effects on a partner’s health—even more than a person’s own ...
May 4, 2014
Trump: Report of Iran Capturing CIA Spies Is ‘Totally False’
Trump: Mainstream Media ‘Have Gone Bonkers and No Longer Care What Is Right or Wrong’
Top White House Advisor: ‘Squad’ Wants America to be a ‘Socialist, Open Borders Country’
White House to Urge Pakistani Leader to Ramp Up Anti-Terror Crackdown
Iran Says Breaks up CIA Spy Ring, Some Sentenced to Death: Report
Triad Gangster Attack in Hong Kong After Night of Violent Protests: Lawmaker
Puerto Rico Governor Won’t Seek Re-election, Leaves His Party, but Refuses to Resign
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