To overcome COPD a good attitude is important. Pick an affirmation that means something to you. Don picked, “I feel heathy, happy and terrific”. He learned this affirmation when he was young at a conference on selling insurance. . David Burns, Md (http://feeling good.com) wrote a book called “Feeling Good”. The theme of his book is people do better when they do not focus on self-defeating thoughts. Some self-defeating thoughts would be, “I did this to myself”, “I cannot change” or “I deserve this”. Consider changing these thoughts to “I can change”or “With each day my health is improving”. With exercise, improved diet, medication and a healthy attitude it is possible to overcome COPD.