PERKY PEOPLE LIVE LONGER
When you're completely burned-out
To shift your mindset from what's wrong to what's right, think about one or two things in life for which you're grateful.
When you're overwhelmed by your email inbox
Plan to make a dent do 15minutes of triage at 4 p.m. Taking action reduces anxiety; reading just 60out of 722 messages can still be a relief.
When you get bad news about someone
Work through scenarios what therapists call "catastrophizing." Ponder the worst then the best; embrace reality; think of a coping strategy.