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    ------------------------------------------------- Optimism Optimism is a mental attitude or world view that interprets situations and events as being best (optimized), meaning that in some way for factors that may not be fully comprehended, the present moment is in an optimum state. The concept is typically extended to include the attitude of hope for future conditions unfolding as optimal as well. The more broad concept of optimism is the understanding that all of nature, past, present and future

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    Optimism can be defined as “Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the success of something” (en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition, n.d.) or more specifically as “extent to which people hold generalized favorable expectancies for their future” (Birkeland, Blix, & Heir, 2007). It’s a characteristic trait which is unique and observed in certain individuals. It’s a form of mental state in which, one believes that the outcome of some specific task or result, will be positive or good. A widely

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    The Roots Of Optimism

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    Maybe from your mom, or your dad. Your first smile or clap, optimism comes from that. You learn that smiling makes everyone else smile, so you do it. You learn that your parents want you to to clap, so they will laugh. They taught you at a young age to do positive things. You grow up and take those things with you wherever you go. You see, your root of optimism comes from the simplest things you don't even realize. My root of optimism comes from many things. One of which, is all of the things around

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    Roots Of Optimism

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    speech about “Where Are My Roots Of Optimism.” Optimism is the key to overcome obstacles in life. Just ask the owner of Zara, Amancio Ortega. Even if he dropped high school, he remained optimistic and went on to become the impossible, Amancio Ortega has become one of the richest people ever, with a net worth of more than $70 billion. Amancio would be the people to tell you optimism is huge in getting through all that life is throwing at you. Their many ways optimism helps you overcome obstacles is

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    Roots Of Optimism

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    As I was pondering on where my roots of optimism came from, I came to a realization that my optimism comes in many forms. First off, it is all about mindset and practice. If a person is constantly thinking negatively, the only thing radiating off of that person is negative energy. Not everything in life will all be happy, and a part of being optimistic is understanding this and learning to deal with negative situations with a positive outlook. For example, just before the start my freshman year of

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    psychology. Optimism is positively correlated with life satisfaction (Szczesniak & Soares, 2011). A students degree of optimism is a predictor of satisfaction with life and distress in college (Brissette, Scheier, & Carver, 2002; Yalcin, 2011). Newlyweds who were higher in optimism solved problems more constructively, had lower decline in marital well-being in the first year of marriage, and were better able to handle relationship trouble (Andersson, 2012a; Neff & Geers, 2013). A husbands optimism is associated

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    Optimism In Candide

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    In the novel Candide, Voltaire satirizes the disillusionment of optimism by depicting a multitude of hardships seen around the world. Candide, the open-minded protagonist, has been exposed to Pangloss’s optimistic philosophy for the majority of his life. However, throughout the course of the novel, it becomes increasingly difficult to see the positive side of all the catastrophe surrounding him. It is only after he starts doubting this philosophy that Candide starts to become influenced by the teachings

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    Speech On Optimism

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    life a meaning. Optimism makes us have dreams. Those dreams eventually turn into goals and to accomplish those goals we get perseverant, we care about the people around us and we try to live a healthy live. Optimism leads to perseverance. If we really believe that what we think is right, optimism us protect it with all we have because we are what we

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    Optimism And Racism

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    our thoughts. Genuinely unadulterated optimisim and joy is so recherere in modern society. However, optimisim and an audcaious thrist for a jovial life is wildly infectious. The significant question still stands. How do we obtain this unshakeable optimism through the storms of life, through clossal challenges, through unfair critisim and rejection? When we see unabashedly optimisic indivudals who rejoice in life and modify the way we look at this immense, vast, capacious world, we wonder how to procure

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    Using Optimism to Defeat Conflict As philosopher Nicholas M. Butler states, “Optimism is the foundation of courage.” Keeping this in mind, “Dear Miss Breed”, written by Joanne Oppenheim, tells the story of a young girl named Louise who was interned, but had an optimistic outlook on life, leading her to appreciate everything around her. In Susan Campbell Bartoletti’s “Hitler Youth”, Sophie Scholl had the courage to stand up and do what she believed was right. And in Elie Wiesel’s “Nobel Prize Acceptance

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