Don’t Be Optimistic. Be Hopeful

Reasons to live a life of hope

Nathan Burriston
Jun 28, 2020 · 3 min read
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Optimism Vs Hope

The Power of Hope

How to Adopt an Attitude of Hope

Hope comes down to belief in yourself and understanding that the world is made up of good people. It’s easy to internalize the constant negativity the media presents and lose faith in humanity.

  1. Listen to the stories of others — seek out meaningful stories from those around you. Hearing others overcome challenges and gaining new perspectives leads to hopefulness.
  2. Look for the good in others — we are surrounded by kind, pure and loving people. We all have flaws and some people do horrible things. But seeing the positive qualities in others helps connect you to them and restores your hope in humanity.
  3. Practice gratitude — take a few moments whenever you can to make a mental note of everything you are grateful for. Realizing how much you have going for you helps you feel more positive and hopeful of what is to come.

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