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Sunny Side Up

Are you an optimist? Hopefulness is a good thing. Optimists do, after all, live longer and happier lives than do pessimists. Yet 80 percent of people underestimate the bad events that may befall them, as well as overestimate the coming of good events. Indeed, there’s a fine line between optimism and too much cheer.
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“Smile though your heart is aching. Smile even though it’s breaking."
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A Pessimist's Take

By Darby Saxbe Ph.D.

Why Optimism Is Good for You
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Is It Possible to Be Too Optimistic?

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The Problem With Positive Thinking

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Aim for "accurate" and "useful" instead.