Women who look on the bright side of life have longer and healthier lives than their pessimistic peers, while women who tend not to trust other people die sooner than their less cynical counterparts, a large study of attitudes and health found. . . Optimists expected good things to happen and cynically hostile women were extremely mistrustful of other people, according to survey definitions.
This is bad news for my siblings and me! Not that we are cynically hostile. Just sometimes cynical and sometimes hostile.