Everyone has a different personality. This is what makes the world go round. When it comes to how you look at things or what kind of outcome you expect, people tend to fall into one of three categories: optimist, pessimist, or realist. An optimist will typically make lemons into lemonade. This means that they see everything that happens to them in a positive light. A pessimist is the exact opposite. Pessimists tend to look at things negatively and believe that most things will turn out badly. A realist tends to see things as they are and accepts that things are not always perfect. They deal with problems in a practical way.

An optimist as mentioned will look towards the positive. For example, if they are looked over for a promotion at work they will be understanding and think that they may not be ready for the position right now. Read More

Our brains are pretty interesting right? Humans have been entranced by the powers of the mind for years. From psychology to surgery – we have wanted to learn more and more about the brain. With all of the technological advancements of the current age, we know more about the brain than ever.

But we still don’t really know much!

Take “optimism” for example. Some people are natuyally optimistic even in the worst of times. Does that mean their brain is different? Read More

Do you expect to win or lose?

Pretty simple question one would think isn’t it? Stop and think about it for just a second and come up with your answer.

I find that the language many of my students really are speaking suggests that when faced with an opportunity of any description, they don't expect to win. Therefore, by default, they are setting themselves up to lose.

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