Optimism: It Really Does Matter

From the Show: Rewired Radio
Summary: How can you stay optimistic despite what’s happening in your life?
Air Date: 12/4/15
Duration: 10 Minutes
Guest Bio: ​Lisa Lockwood, Author
LisaLockwoodioLisa Lockwood is an award-winning author, speaker, media contributor, collegiate educator and career consultant. Lisa teaches people, quickly and easily, how to make successful career transformations to fulfill their personal dreams. Millions of people have seen Lisa on ABC, NBC, FOX News, HLN, CNN & CNBC. Lisa's expertise has been featured on Steve Harvey, Nancy Grace, Jane Velez-Mitchell. She has done more than 300 radio interviews. 

Lisa has been profiled in, SUCCESS Magazine,, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune Red-Eye & Today's Chicago Woman Magazine. A Miss Illinois USA Beauty Pageant Contestant in 1988, Lisa has received numerous awards from the Air Force and is a Desert Storm Veteran and a former police officer, undercover narcotics detective and was the first female SWAT team member.
  • Book Title: Reinventing YOU: The 10 Best Ways to Launch Your Dream Career
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Optimism: It Really Does Matter
Your mental state guides your life, which means staying optimistic can have a powerful impact on what happens to you. 

But, how can you stay optimistic despite what’s happening in your life? 

Lisa Lockwood is known as a “reinvention expert,” and she’s had to channel intense optimism to continually create opportunities for herself and in her life. 

She shares her story about what optimism is, what it isn’t, and how being optimistic can coexist with being realistic. 

Erica and Lisa also discuss how you can incorporate practices into your lives that can help you cultivate optimism, like expressing gratitude on a daily basis.