Positive affirmations are positive statements that help you overcome negative thoughts
A healthy mindset will go a long way to helping you overcome trying circumstances
"Staying positive does not mean things will turn out okay. Rather, it means knowing that YOU will be okay no matter how things turn out."
The first step in preparing for a future stressful event is to make a list of positive things you can tell yourself to talk you down:
Be a positive influence on others going through adversity!
In the cleanup following the September 11th attacks, many of the first-responders felt encouraged to forge on due to the tremendous support from people from all over the nation. In times of trouble, encourage those who are at the forefront of it all. Show them that you are there and that you care about them and appreciate what they are doing.