It’s time to do away with the negative and let the positive into your life.

Vera Coulson says a little gratitude can go a long way toward making you happy.

She teaches classes on healing the mind, body and spirit in The Villages, Fla., and she says there are basic steps people can take to get happier now.

She says learning to master your own mind can do wonders for your mental well-being. Plus, find out what she has to say about the megahit “The Secret.”