It may be time to take a look at your current environment, friendships, life stressors stressors including your perception of stress. If you believe something is stressful, then it is.
As Dr. Maruta, the chief investigator of the Mayo Clinic Study states, “ultimately it is not stress that kills us. Rather, it’s our perception of stress that makes the difference.” With this in mind, it is never to late to take charge of your attitude. Begin to look at the glass as half full. Take time daily to think about and focus on gratitude. Find positive people, experiences, and work on creating meaning and pleasure in your life. Whatever happens in life has “opportunity: tucked away inside for optimism. Since you have a choice how you think about things, go forward with a positive attitude to enhance optimism.