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3 tips to cultivate positivity for better health

A sunny disposition is one key to good health. Here are three super-simple tips to cultivating positivity—and a lecture to attend if you need a few more.

happyAfter a long, stressful week, it can be hard to keep your chin up. But a sunny disposition is one key to good health, say psychologists.

“Research shows that positivity is associated with numerous health benefits,” say Dr. Bornali Basu and Dr. Celesta Rivera. “And more good news: it can be learned. You can choose to be happy!”

And the docs want to show you how, at a lunchtime lecture at the Vanderbilt YMCA this Friday where they’ll present specific steps to donning some permanent rose-colored glasses.

Here are three tips for cultivating positivity—all of which Basu and Rivera will elaborate upon on Friday:

1. Take the time to engage in a random act of kindness.
2. Be curious.
3. Practice gratitude.

Improve Your Health Through the Practice of Positivity, Friday, September 23, 12:30–1:30 p.m, Vanderbilt YMCA, 224 East 47th St. (betwn 2nd and 3rd Aves.),