These simple steps will crush your pessimistic tendencies and allow the optimism to flow through your veins.
Step 1: Shift your focus. Clear your mind by looking at these 3 pictures.
Step 2: Forget the whole "glass full" thing. It isn't true.
Step 3: Instead think like this.
Step 4: Let go of the assumption that the world is against you.
Step 5: Remember that no matter how bad things may be, there are always people worse off than you.
Step 5: Understand that the past does not equal the future
Step 6: Use positive affirmations.
Step 7: Explain failure and success like an optimist.
Research shows that it's not what happens that determines your mood but how you explain what happens that counts.
Step 8: Believe in the best possible outcome.
Hey, at least you look cute!
Step 9: Always remember that virtually any failure can be a learning experience, and an important step toward your next success!
Step 10: And last, but most important, smile more often!