While Living Local is on hiatus—we wanted to make a commitment so showcasing all the good in our community. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, even the most optimistic people may be finding it challenging to stay positive… and that’s understandable. This pandemic is serious. It’s capable of causing drastic changes to our lives. But focusing too much on the negatives can be counterproductive to our well-being. Shifting our thoughts on the positive can help us maintain the energy and resolve needed to weather this storm. Local empowerment coach, Elias Patras, offers some practical tips for staying positive.