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How can I have a positive outlook in life and not be be negative about most things?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. K. Olson
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Positive psychology
Choosing to have it as a focus, making a commitment to it, and establishing clear objective goals to get there - happiness is not often an articulated goal we consciously identify nor strive for. Savoring the moment, cultivating optimism, preferring flow experiences, engaging your faith, active socialization with many friends, resisting social comparison, exercise, practicing gratitude, forgiving.

In brief: Positive psychology
Choosing to have it as a focus, making a commitment to it, and establishing clear objective goals to get there - happiness is not often an articulated goal we consciously identify nor strive for. Savoring the moment, cultivating optimism, preferring flow experiences, engaging your faith, active socialization with many friends, resisting social comparison, exercise, practicing gratitude, forgiving.
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson
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Dr. Julia Frank
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depression
Look into martin seligman's book learned optimism to try to shift your negative outlook.

In brief: Depression
Look into martin seligman's book learned optimism to try to shift your negative outlook.
Dr. Julia Frank
Dr. Julia Frank
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Dr. Adam Rosh
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Smile
You make the choices in your life.
Buy books about lifestyle change. Read about inspirational figures. Smile. Really, smile more.

In brief: Smile
You make the choices in your life.
Buy books about lifestyle change. Read about inspirational figures. Smile. Really, smile more.
Dr. Adam Rosh
Dr. Adam Rosh
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