Optimism and pessimism are ways of looking at yourself and the world through a positive or negative filter. Although some people tend toward one or the other instinctively, either mindset can be learned. That means that you can cultivate optimism and reduce pessimism.
Tag Archives: kindness
Has civility ceased to be a trait we strive for? I don’t know about you, but I’ve noticed a rise in unkindness in the world: On social media, on college campuses, in the media. And it makes me sick. In this article, Ronnie Blair shares some thoughts on this topic.
Friday the 13th is World Kindness Day, so I thought this week’s post should be about kindness and how it fits in with the theme of appreciation and thankfulness. First, what is kindness, exactly? According to the Oxford Dictionary, kindness is “the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.” Therefore, […]