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Episode 59: Mini Moment: Positivity

"People who are optimistic are more committed to their goals, are more successful in achieving their goals, are more satisfied with their lives, and have better mental and physical health when compared to more pessimistic people," says Suzanne Segerstrom, PhD, a professor of psychology at the University of Kentucky.



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Benefits of being Optimistic

  • Optimists are healthier

  • Optimists don't sweat the small stuff

  • Optimists have more job offers

  • Optimists are better at bouncing back


How to Be Optimistic

  • Scan for the Positives

  • "You are the sum of the five people you spend the most time with"- Jim Rohn Choose wisely who the 5 people are.

  • Practice Gratitude. Check out Episode 31 if you need a refresher

  • Do Nice Things for Others

  • Celebrate Everything



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