Stay healthy, positive all year long

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  • By Jenny Gordon
  • Robins Public Affairs
While September's "Hunt the Good Stuff' campaign highlighted a moment of thanks from a different Team Robins member each week, that message can continue all year long.

Positive thinking, cultivating gratitude and building optimism are key areas to focus on when it comes to our mental well-being. The goal is to continue to find the things we are thankful for on a regular basis.

Each day write, draw, talk about or find another creative way to focus on three good things. Those things can be events that happened, skills or strengths you have, goals you achieved, or good news about others in your life.

It shouldn't be a chore, so find the right fit for you as often as you can. "Hunt the Good Stuff" is just another tool for a healthy, positive life.

Next year's campaign will continue with a positive and resilient theme.

Resiliency matters; it not only improves performance, but is better for your health and assists with teamwork and leadership in the workplace.

As we go forward into the holiday season, this campaign can be the start of a positive way ahead.

Resources are available across Robins for those seeking assistance. They include: The Airman and Family Readiness Center, 468-1256 or 478- 926-1256; Chapel 468-2821 or 478-926-2821; Civilian Employee Assistance Program, 497-7577 or 800-222-0364; Mental Health/ADAPT/FAP, 497-8398 or 478-327-8398; Sexual Assault Response Program (SARC) 468-2946 or 478-327-7272; and Military & Family Life Counselors, 478-230-2987.

Additional resources include the National Suicide hotline, 800-273-TALK (8255), and inTransition, 800-424-7877.