3 Ways to Be More Optimistic About the Future

UPDATED: April 11, 2020
PUBLISHED: May 25, 2016

When you look to the future, what do you see? Is it optimism, possibility? Or is it stress, worry?

People who thrive under stress have a better future view. Researchers studied 124 law school students and found that those with an optimistic view of the future had a stronger immune system response to stress. Their baseline optimism didn’t change the results.

“This is great because regardless of how optimistic you are or pessimistic you are, even the pessimistic naysayer, doomsayers can get the full benefit of this if they improve their future view,” says Andy Core, author of Change Your Day, Not Your Life.

You can improve your future view in just three steps. Watch to find out what to do.

Related: How Stressed Are You?

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