7 simple ways to feel more positive


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.

  1. Smile more often.
  2. Think about what makes you happy.
  3. Make someone laugh.
  4. Resist the urge to complain.
  5. Appreciate the small things.
  6. Make a list of your accomplishments.
  7. 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.

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