You don’t have to be happy to be positive

How can one be positive all the time when current life circumstances are so challenging? How can one be smiling and happy about problems? I’m going through my own share of challenges and someone told me to just ‘think positive’ – isn’t that what I teach? It is AND it isn’t. People can confuse ‘positive thinking‘ with having to be happy all the time or saying how wonderful things are, much like Pollyanna from the classic book by Eleanor H Porter. That can be difficult when honestly, things aren’t going so well. And right now for many, life is challenging