The world’s healthiest, longest-living people don’t work out in a gym. Instead, they have an active lifestyle that most often includes time outside moving any part that is capable.
The ability to build and maintain social connections is vital to our health and longevity.
That negativity bias is likely what kept your ancient ancestors alive but working actively to build in some positive emotion will go far toward supporting health.
A final essential healthy practice is to model the idea of “good enough” by teaching children to accept and learn from mistakes and failures.