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What to Do When Life Gets You Down

Life happens. You get a flat tire, make a mistake at work or get into an argument with a friend. It’s possible to respond to stress in a neutral or even positive way, but avoiding negativity can be a real challenge. So let’s find a way to deal with life’s little defeats. Explore this activity on Staying Sharp and learn how focusing on the upsides of stressful situations can help you. Visit AARP® Staying Sharp® for more information on brain health.

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As a Christian, I pray and ask God to uplift my spirit and keep my thoughts positive. It's not always spontaneous, but gradually, with focused effort, it works. Getting out and walking in a nature setting is another surety.

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Nature helps me too @MoyrahR89447 

 


[*** MOYRAH @MoyrahR89447 wrote:

As a Christian, I pray and ask God to uplift my spirit and keep my thoughts positive. It's not always spontaneous, but gradually, with focused effort, it works. Getting out and walking in a nature setting is another surety. ***]


 

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My wife and I bought a motorhome so when life calls down upon us we hop into the motorhome and forget about the big city blues and hit the open country...

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That sounds like FUN @FirmoR316757 - Happy Trails to you and your wife!!!

 


[*** FIRMO @FirmoR316757 wrote:

My wife and I bought a motorhome so when life calls down upon us we hop into the motorhome and forget about the big city blues and hit the open country... ***]


 

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