I can be hard to be optimistic sometimes...especially when we have had a rough journey previously.
However, it is great that you recognize the need to think in a positive way...that is half begun right there!
Check out the Positive Mantras/Affirmations link from our Resources. Practicing this skill makes a huge difference in how we feel.
Keep us posted as to your progress as well...support is key!
"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"
"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom
Panic Syndrome recovery due to CBT