How can you feel hopeful about your future when your health and job may be at risk? It may sound far-fetched, but you can be upbeat in any circumstances. Rather than denying reality, healthy optimism is about facing the facts and accepting your emotions. The difference is that you generate a sense of hope to coexist with your doubts and fears.
Overcoming discouragement may require some effort, but the benefits are enormous. Hope increases motivation, so you’re more likely to persevere and succeed. For a fuller life, try these 14 ideas for creating a brighter tomorrow.