• Josie Coco

Does optimism emerge from resilience?

Day 11/366 days Towards Self-Mastery. Status: super-tired

With the climate changes we are experiencing, irrespective of the perceived cause, with the current bushfires, the rise in childhood illnesses, cancers of all types, inflammatory conditions and autoimmune diseases, rubbish food, worse pharmaceuticals, it's sometimes difficult to maintain an optimistic outlook.

Optimism: Is it always in our best interests. According to Psychology Today, "research shows that tempering a sunny disposition with a small dose of realism, or even pessimism, might be the best way to build resilience and achieve one's goals. I dunno.