Optimism … easier said than done?

This time last week I wrote about a couple of people I spoke with during the day. Both were facing major issues – one was dealing with sickness in the family and the other had serious business problems.

Today I caught up with the business person again and ventured to ask her if she had any success in fixing a major piece of machinery. Last week she said it could not be fixed and she would miss out on the busy holiday season. Today she was much brighter as she told me the problem was resolved. She said she had a couple of really tough days worrying about going broke.

I was really pleased to hear the good news. It is so easy to get overwhelmed when things don’t go the way we expect.

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5 thoughts on “Optimism … easier said than done?

  1. When challenged we don’t have to be effusive of bubbly optimistic but we muct remain hopeful and look at situations positively. Once one crosses into the realm of negativity, it can easily become a vortex. Good story, Lorraine. Thanks for sharing.

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