You can’t just wait until the last minute before you start to think in a positive way in hope of helping yourself out of a negative situation. It would be like waiting until after you are severely dehydrated before you finally start to drink water.
David A. Hunter, Positive Thinking
Children have a wonderful capacity to enjoy each moment as it comes without worrying about the details of life like adults do. They remind us to value each moment and to live in the present.