Good health requires a positive attitude. It's up to you to decide to make the most of things when you are faced with health challenges. This attitude—a good-health mind-set—doesn't just happen. It takes work, every day.
The following tips will help you enjoy a "good-health attitude":footnote 1
Focus on your abilities instead of your disabilities.
Focus on your strengths instead of your weaknesses.
Break down activities into small tasks that you can manage.
Incorporate fitness and nutrition into your daily routines.
Develop methods to minimize and manage stress.
Balance rest with activity.
Develop a support system of family, friends, and health professionals.
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