Sunday, 15 February 2015

Optimism

My best friend can probably tell her countless encounters with my raging optimism and our small disagreements about the severity of traffic and weather and my poor clothing choices when mother nature decides that it's 20 degrees celsius even though I'm determined to clown around in my favourite beach dress with a strong dissent to wear a jumper.

I'll explain to you a basic definition of an 'optimist' as I think it's often quite lost in translation and stereotypes. Optimism comes from the word 'best' whereby a person attempts to seek the best in any situation, they aim to look for the ultimate silver lining. My optimism is something that I'm not sure stems from nurture or nature... I think I am just fundamentally so. I've had many dark moments where my faith in humanity and life was sorely tested but I learnt that it's too easy to give myself up to despair and pain and loss... what you think is rock bottom is never really rock bottom... behind a pessimistic attitude lays defeat and failure. I believe that a step back still provides you with an ultimate learning experience, even if only through hindsight and reflection I completely realise so. 

And I'm no realist because I can't use facts and past events and history to guide me into the future. I like hope and wishes and predictions and I like the facts that optimism provides me with a reason and the ability to change what's happening in my life... because I like knowing I have control.... not necessarily using it but it's there and provides me with some peace. I have hope for far flung aspirations and I dream of improbable fantasies. 








1. Focus on abundance
2. Find time to reflect and relax
3. Persist on finding solutions to problematic situations
4. Secure thoughts
5. Take charge
6. Accepts limitations as an aid for improvements and growth
7. Positive mindset
8. Capitilise your available contributions
9. Visualisation
10. Change




Thankyou for the opportunity to ramble on..
Please let me know what kind of posts you like to read and want me to maybe right about in the future. You can anonymously message me on my tumblr or DM on instagram or leave a comment. 

Tata for now, Elena. x



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