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.
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Optimism is a learned skill like any other skill or habit you want to develop. Having an optimistic attitude can have a huge impact on your mental wellbeing and resilience, even boosting your immune system and lowering your blood pressure. Studies have shown that optimists have better career prospects and live longer happier lives.
In this test run of a new Weekly Live video, I’ll be starting this month, I shared five tips for developing a more optimistic view of the world.