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Why the “Glass Half Full” Mentality is Wrong

Optimism doesn’t need to be a conscious choice.

Photo by Kelsey Chance on Unsplash

You haven’t been mowed down by a tractor today. Nor have you won £20,000 on a scratchcard. Which are you reflecting your mood off?

Is your glass half full? You survived another day! Another chance to exist! To live in this world! To do things! Big cheer!

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Emily Wilcox

Emily Wilcox

I imagine in a parallel universe I might be a caricaturist or a botanist or somewhere asleep on the moon — but here, I am a writer.