Before you can change a problem, it helps to switch to a more positive outlook. Fortunately, it doesn’t take all that much to do it. Try any of these for an instant attitude changer.
- Smile more often.
- Think about what makes you happy.
- Make someone laugh.
- Resist the urge to complain.
- Appreciate the small things.
- Make a list of your accomplishments.
- Mentor someone.
Thanks to Karen Amster-Young and Pam Godwin for this list. You can find hundreds more ideas in their book The 52 Weeks: Two Women and Their Quest to Get Unstuck, with Stories and Ideas to Jumpstart Your Year of Discovery.