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I consider myself optimistic most of the time and in fact I cannot stand to surround myself by pessimistic people.
But as others mentioned here, I am also realistic. I don't try for "impossible" goals or expect something that I know is unlikely. When it comes to something like my sister who currently has cancer, I try to remain optimistic but I am also realistic and it is scary, and there is nothing I can do to avoid that.
There are some things in life we have control over, and some things that we don't.
I try to recognize areas where I can have some control and take actions to make something better. I cannot stand it when people wallow in self-pity and don't seem to realize the only one who can change their negative situations is themselves. I lose sympathy after awhile for people who do nothing but complain about how horrible their lives are, when the way I see it, they are doing nothing to change those circumstances other than complain and try to garner sympathy.
"Why would I want to be "normal" when just being myself is so much more fun!" Myself "If the glass is half empty, then it was once full. If it becomes empty simply fill it half way thus the glass will be half full!" Myself
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9,062 6/10/13 10:00 P
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my glass is always half full
Nancy from Iowa and North Carolina
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7,527 6/10/13 9:13 P
To maintain my sanity, I am REALISTIC. I don't want to place myself to be disappointed or get downtrodden unnecessarily.
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6/10/13 4:41 P
Since I had my attitude adjustment back in 94 when I quit smoking and started exercising I have been Optimistic. I have had my run ins with some pessimistic that failed to derail me. The future always looks brighter There are doors that lead to success that many people fail to open. The Goodness of Humanity outweighs the evil which tries to destroy. The best is yet to be.
Life has many doors that lead to SUCCESS that many people fail to open
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