Optimism

It turns out having a sunny disposition in the moment may lead to some form of depression later in life. Click on the audio player…

"I'm a realist" is the phrase I hear a lot of people say when giving reason to rejecting optimism. However, being optimistic can pay off when you're in a bad mood and are trying to think the best of the situation.

This morning on my way to work, something interesting happened that made me think more critically about how time and change are interconnected. I was walking on the train platform at a quarter past eight as usual when I turned around and saw someone I had not seen in at least three years. We both […]

Last night, as I was getting ready for bed, I happened to stumble upon the most recent Time Magazine, which features a cover article about whether or not optimism is a genetic trait. After flipping through the magazine, I was struck by The Optimism Bias and how much people tend to not think about the […]