Joel Osteen's Secrets to Staying Happy
Popular pastor on 'Fox & Friends'
- Duration 3:25
- Date Sep 27, 2011
Popular pastor on 'Fox & Friends'
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Welcome back back in 2009.
A USA today Gallup poll said that 65% of Americans were optimistic the economy would get better in a year but now just two years later.
Feelings have changed and 61%.
That the economy will actually get worse so how do people stay positive.
During these tough trying time and He is Stephen -- ask -- this every day so finally I'm glad that real pro is here to tell us passage Goldstein.
He's written a brand new book every day.
Every day a Friday how to be -- -- seven days a week -- welcome back is part of being happy ignoring your problems well.
I don't know if you ignore them but you you don't dwell on this and you get ahead that you can have the right perspective -- know that this too shall pass it'll change and probably.
I'm not saying that we don't have difficulty that you can have peace you can be contained in the middle of a difficult time.
You know what I tell people it's a choice -- if -- You know my my thing is if if you don't get happy where you are you probably won't get to where you wanna be you're such -- -- if you're negative and got climate this job and I don't like this marriage and you know he's got a pass those tests faith is all about -- I don't understand -- you know the economy is bad this has happened but we'll choose to have this mom what -- to Begin December.
-- on his so interesting because on Friday is I opened the show everybody you know it and you have a certain different sense and -- -- in your step.
-- are you saying that every day we should be saying like TGI them.
TV nineteen that's -- I don't Leo.
That's -- -- in the book but you know it's -- understand Friday you know we're looking forward to the weekend but I just don't think we're supposed to -- Monday Tuesday and you know again you may not be jumping up and down but if you program you mind the right way you don't have to you don't have to dreaded happening -- Monday and it's a bummer shark.
-- -- -- Our viewers that because there are a lot of people -- hurt financially right now and unemployment is above 9% for people who -- there.
At home watching this right now what's your advice on how to stay positive because if you don't have money coming in and it's tough.
It's hard and and our hearts go out -- we pray for but I do think this Steve if you get up and you found something to be grateful for.
You feeling good job if you have your health if you have your fame if you have some -- I believe how you start to -- determines.
Do you know how the -- going together.
And so with any luck there's certainly agree with us always we don't you always sort of happy and fun and you do that I think it's very important I think.
You know if you can just have the right perspective and not get bitter lot of people get discouraged it's never gonna change that -- and what do you that you also nobody but possibly when you're an upbeat moving -- open to opportunity opportunity tends to come to you and you can't quantify or.
And look it is -- -- -- things happen if you expected that if it does in in you know being a pastor I say that your faith being released some people so enjoy your just tell people and be positive but.
I safety get up to do with this could be a great.
I have opportunity -- -- That's gonna draw in the good things of god you really saying god given control of my -- I trust you today.
You know everything good may not happen if something good -- have -- every day but you open the door to to something but is it okay get that in traffic because.
It's -- to -- -- up but I'm just stuck in traffic got to get some where He is okay to get angered I don't think so I SA this.
You don't you're not supposed to give away your joy I don't think anybody can take it so don't give it to somebody -- torrential power but -- from our TGI team that's common -- -- the new book is called every day -- Friday when a great ideas shall we thank you very much for jobs thank you very much those could see it anymore.