Optimism: The Great Motivator

Optimism means having a strong expectation that things will turn out all right in life, despite setbacks and frustrations. There is now scientific evidence that optimism is vitally important in overcoming defeat, promoting achievement, and maintaining or improving health. We can have tremendous talent and desire, but fail if we are lacking in optimism. Hundreds of studies show that pessimists give up more easily and get depressed more often. Fortunately, learning a new set of cognitive skills can develop optimism. This program will introduce you to techniques that will help you see your potential in a new light.