It’s not that you wear rose-tinted glasses — you know you’ll have hard times ahead. It’s just that you know you can overcome them.
Why the World Needs Happy Men
Sarah Blick
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LOVE this! This whole paragraph is awesome, but this sentence right here is pure gold! Such a fantastic perspective on optimism that I’ve unsuccessfully tried to put into words myself in the past when (pesssimistic, self-described as “realists”) people are too quick to clump optimism in with new-agey positive thinking. THANK YOU!