The Importance of Looking on the Bright Side
| April 12, 2021
Did you know the expression "April Showers Bring May Flowers" was originally a short poem that had a metaphorical meaning -- that despite the experience of uncomfortable circumstances in our lives, those circumstances can still bring about positive outcomes.
As caring adults, it’s important that we teach kids how to cope in difficult times. In the midst of storms, it can be hard for adults as well as young people to see the sun through the clouds. But looking for the bright side in a situation can help to keep a positive mindset and healthy attitude.
Next time a young person in your life is going through a difficult time, share with them positive ways you cope with challenges. You can also help them seek out positive coping strategies based on their personality. Click here for ideas!
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