Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and it can even affect your happiness, health, and well-being.
Although happiness is a temporary state of being, researchers suggests that people who focus their energies on leading an engaged and meaningful life are more successful at achieving long-term happiness over those who focus on the transitory feel-goods of pleasure (e.g. shopping, fame, food, and physical attractiveness). So, what if your goal is to feel less frustrated, sad, or anxious and more positive right now? Here are a few ideas to get you started. You may have to keep at it for a bit, but start by choosing one that works for you.