Only to assume they have that perpetual happy gene that is not in my chain of DNA or they take the mind over matter to a whole different level of optimism. The second of my five things to focus on this year is being more optimistic.
Optimism by definition is a noun, and it means to be hopeful and confident about the future or successful outcome of something. And yes, it is based on a belief and the way you condition yourself to look at life.
What is the benefit of optimistic living? It promotes healthier living, a sense of self-fulfillment, peace of mind and belief in your dreams among the many. Here is a link to 45 things if you are curious.
Today I am thankful ..
- I am praising Him for the blessing of a clear mind
- I have my yoga done for the day
- My writing prompt challenge for the month is a challenge
- A very funny text error still has me laughing
The next time I look at my wine glass half empty, I will not think I am so sad my glass is half empty. I am going to put on my rose-colored heart shaped sunglasses and think; I am so glad I was optimistic and bought an extra bottle of wine. I can fill my glass back up to full! Optimism.
affectionately yours, Laura