Editor, Times-Union:

It's no secret that we're living in a tough time right now. Everywhere we look, there's uncertainty and challenge. It's natural to feel overwhelmed and discouraged. But despite all the challenges we're facing, it's important to stay positive and optimistic.

One of the keys to staying optimistic in a tough time is to focus on the things that we can control. We can't control the world around us, but we can control our own thoughts and actions. By taking care of ourselves and making positive choices, we can maintain a sense of control and optimism even in the face of uncertainty.

Another way to stay optimistic is to surround ourselves with positivity. This can mean seeking out uplifting news and information, spending time with supportive friends and family, and engaging in activities that bring us joy. By filling our lives with positive people and experiences, we can keep our spirits up even when things are tough.

It's also important to remember that tough times don't last forever. While it may not always feel like it, things will eventually get better. By staying optimistic and focusing on the good things in life, we can weather the storm and come out on the other side stronger and more resilient.

In conclusion, staying optimistic in a tough time isn't always easy, but it's essential. By focusing on the things we can control, surrounding ourselves with positivity, and remembering that tough times don't last forever, we can maintain a sense of hope and optimism even in the darkest of times

Chris Plack


Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club