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From Optimist to Pessimist to Neither

“When things are at their blackest, I say to myself, ‘Cheer up, things could be worse.’ And sure enough, they get worse.” Robert Asprin

It is in our nature to want to contain everything into tidy little boxes. 573 more words

Existentialism

P.E.R.F.E.C.T

PERFECT

entirely without any flaws, defects, or shortcomings (Dictionary.com)

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What is your take on perfection? I am a work in progress when it comes to perfectionism, as I am one of those people that become so disappointed with oneself once something doesn’t go to plan. 349 more words

#16: Loud

You never knew me, but I was that guy that sat one to the left and three seats behind you for English 401.

When I first saw you, I immediately wrote you off in my mind as a superficial bitch. 218 more words

Neutral

Boost Your Happiness With This Exercise You Can Do While Brushing Your Teeth

If you’re not a natural Pollyanna, take heart. “Research shows that change is possible, even if you’ve had the same mindset since you were 10 years old,” says happiness researcher Shawn Achor, head of GoodThink and author of…

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Exercise

Lesson #43: 22 April 2016

I’m always imagining the worst possible outcomes. And cause unnecessary anxiety.

And then things don’t turn out as bad as I imagined.

I should stop imagining the worst. 42 more words

Lesson

Empty Wet Carnival

Do you remember as a child the joy that simple carnival rides, games, and of course food gave you? Riding rides until you were sick, but not caring b/c you were having sooooo much fun? 481 more words

Optimism

Remember
Remember

We were, not,
Before we became.
Now that we are, not anymore
Why can’t we let our hearts go on.

Its not as if the optimists are pessimistic. 18 more words

Break Up