Follow Joan Moran on Twitter: www.twitter.com/joanfmoran The key to staying positive when you're feeling down is the ability
Marriage therapists beg you to stop thinking these thoughts.
Get rid of that pessimistic state of mind.
It's long been said that mindset is everything when it comes to personal development and making your dreams a reality, and that is absolutely true.
My Father and Uncle finally became good friends after they left my grandfather's gravesite. They spoke often. They met often. They forgave each other. I still can see them holding hands, as if they were kids again. They were brothers. They loved each other. They embraced forgiveness.
Go to sleep with a clear mind.
Many people are struggling to find happiness in life after 50. On the surface, you might think that our inability to be happy comes from our complex lives. But, despite the fact that we share similar challenges, some of us are much happier than others. The question is, why?
You will have thoughts in your head every waking hour. Learning how to manage them doesn't just make you feel better in the moment; you gain more control of how you react to the events of your life.
There is nothing more humbling and rewarding than taking advice from your kids. Can I make myself feel better by taking credit for my son's intuitive words of wisdom? Maybe not. But I can be smart enough to pay attention. He's making good sense, so perhaps I'm not screwing up 100 percent of the time.