Why Optimism Is a Self-Fulfilling Prophesy
OPTIMISM INCLUDES the assumption I can do something to change this situation for the better. Defeatism or pessimism includes the assumption probably nothing I do will make any difference.
So when you're optimistic, you are more willing to take action to change things for the better, which increases the likelihood that things will change for the better.
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Staff, H. (2008, October 17). Why Optimism Is a Self-Fulfilling Prophesy, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2023, September 24 from https://www.healthyplace.com/self-help/self-help-stuff-that-works/why-optimism-is-a-self-fulfilling-prophesy