#13: “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity…”

“…An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

– Winston Churchill

Call it attitude, perspective, a paradigm, or a mental model: how we look at things affects everything. The lenses we wear as we look at life truly color what we see.

I tend to lean heavily in the direction of optimism and possibilities. I seek moments of learning when things do not go the way I desire.

Most people like to be around others with a can-do, find-a-way perspective.


What strategies can you develop to see good things in life as the norm, and the not-so-good things as temporary barriers to overcome?

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