Are you Optimistic? let’s test it.

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope
and confidence.”
Helen Keller

What is optimism ?

Optimism is a positive anticipation. It is expectancy confidence based on the idea that goal can be achieved even an individual distrusts to attain the goal or leave the attempt towards it.

According to Lionel Tiger, (1979), optimism is an attitude towards those expectations which are closely related to social future with regard to socially desirable for his /her advantage.



Why Optimism is important ?

An optimistic nature can help people cope more effectively with stress and reduce their risk for illness (Scheier, Carver, & Bridges, 1994).

Optimism also promotes active and persistent coping efforts, which improves long-term prospects for psychological and physical health (Segerstrom, Castañeda, & Spencer, 2003).

Optimists use problem-focused coping, seek social support from others, and emphasize the positive aspects of stressful situations (Scheier, Weintraub, & Carver, 1986).

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