Mormon Channel Blog

    Enjoying vs. Enduring: The Power of Optimism

    July 27, 2017

    If today you feel like you’re just enduring life instead of enjoying it, take a break to scroll through these simple thoughts and stories about the power of being optimistic.

    Bad Days Come to an End

    Read the entire quote here.

    Mormon Channel Daily: Learning to Dance in the Rain

    As you listen to this podcast, think about the storms that may be raging in your life. Are you waiting for them to pass? Are you ignoring them? Have you been defeated by them? Or have you found strength in the opposition you’ve faced and the lessons you’ve learned?

    Each of us will have challenges to overcome and hard times to endure. When they come, rather than asking, “Why me?” we can search for silver linings and recognize opportunities to grow.

    Keep Moving, Keep Trying

    “If I have learned anything in life, it is that we are to keep moving, keep trying—as long as we breathe! If we do, we will be surprised at how much more can still be done.” —Spencer W. Kimball

    The Best Is yet to Come

    Read the entire quote here.

    Mormon Message: Shower of Heavenly Blessings

    Life Is to Be Enjoyed

    “In all of living have much of fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.” —Gordon B. Hinckley

    Mormon Channel Daily: What Prophets Have Said About Optimism

    Which one of these inspiring thoughts do you like most?

    Laugh Instead

    “The next time you’re tempted to groan, you might try to laugh instead. It will extend your life and make the lives of all those around you more enjoyable.” —Joseph B. Wirthlin

    Mormon Message: Moments That Matter Most

    Want to fill your life with more joy? Consider these ideas:

    • Pursue the work and hobbies you love.
    • Spend time with people you like being around.
    • Express daily gratitude.
    • Focus on what you can control instead of worrying about what you can’t.
    • Don’t compare yourself to others.
    • Rely on the gospel. It’s a message of good news and hope for the future.

    What is your best tip for living life joyfully? Leave a comment to inspire someone.