·Those who are optimistic are more likely to implement and maintain changes to their health.
· Just being optimistic seems to attract more positive energy to your life.
· Optimists have more fun! Life is short and the more fun in one’s life, the better, in my opinion.
a. Go Outside – walk, garden, enjoy a sunset.
b. Decrease your sugar intake
c. Clean up your negative language
d. Add laughter, for example: see a funny movie, join uplifting friends, play with a toddler or a puppy.
e. Practice gratitude and appreciation. Every day upon rising or at bedtime, consider your blessings. Write a gratitude journal.
f. Implement the practice of giving to those around you, anything from a smile, encouraging word, helping hand or more. Do this on a daily basis.
g. Surround yourself with high quality: Read uplifting materials, watch elevating videos, think positive thoughts, speak in a positive manner and spend time around like minded people.
Keep in mind that positive and optimistic friends will help keep you going with your positive changes.