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Simple Quote Sunday

“Pessimism never won any battle.”
-Dwight D. Eisenhower

Achieving Happiness

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Read a thought-provoking article which resonated. Certain parts particularly stood out.

Below is the article from https://medium.com/@jamievaron/hey-internet-stop-trying-to-inspire-me-b5022f3c0f7

“I think when people are ultra-positive and have this incomparably sunny disposition toward the world, I get turned off. 1,067 more words


"Pessimists and Optimists: Another Look"

Pessimists and Optimists

One keeps the world in check,

The other keeps it going when all seems lost.

One either nods in acceptance of lower results or smiles in those greater than the predictions, 59 more words


Optimism and Pessimism

‘What is a Bad Day?’ or rather should I ask ‘Is there a day which is Bad?’ or how about, ‘Is the day bad or the experience and the thought process?’. 918 more words


Of Lemons and Pessimists

Pessimism—we all tend to have this trait. And it sucks.

My pessimistic side was created and nurtured during my prepubescent and pubescent stages (which I also call the… 581 more words


Prayer 207: Answers to prayer

Dear God

I don’t know why it’s always so astonishing, at least to me, when You do actually provide an answer to prayer. I’m not quite sure if this shows my deep-seated lack of faith or just how pessimistic I am – but either way help me to deepen my understanding of Your power and willingness to act without losing my sense of joy in Your good-heartedness. Thank You.