If you’ve been part of the crowd that moans, “How can anyone be hopeful when the world in general, and my section of it in particular, are such a mess?”—ditch your membership in that crowd today. For one thing, it’s not doing your health or motivation any good. For another, optimism has little to do with things going “right”: if positive thinking depended on positive circumstances, there would be no miserable spoiled brats and no successful reform movements. And finally, pessimistic adults set a bad example for the next generation—and we all want that generation to grow up believing in and working for a better future.
The following tips will help you influence your own children to become positive-minded, optimistic world-changers:
Blessings to parents and children of all ages!