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Optimism is Golden

Optimism:
1: a doctrine that this world is the best possible world
2: an inclination to put the most favorable construction upon actions and events or to anticipate the best possible outcome

That is the Merriam-Webster definition of a trait that I feel is underrated. And before you leave because I sound like a positive attitude hippie, give me a moment of your time. Think about starting a new hobby – anything (e.g. blogging, vlogging, drawing, painting, skateboarding, stargazing etc.). Now think about not only starting that hobby, but doing so publicly.  For most, or at least for me, that is a scary thought for a multitude of reasons. But people who are heavily optimistic react differently.

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Epiphany #1 -See The Silent Suffering

Painful experiences are imprinted in your mind better than joyful ones.

I don’t know why.

I can’t remember the days I was happy with as much details as the days I was sad or angry or hurt.

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