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30 DAYS OF GRATITUDE, DAY 5: OPTIMISM

November 5, 2013

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This gratitude probably deserves more explanation than I have time to write, and as a result I’m kind of afraid it’s going to come off as more self-centered than I mean it to, but today I’m grateful for the fact that I’m an optimist. My best friend Kate often tells me that I live in the marshmallow–the “marshmallow” being a fluffy, sweet state of mind where everything is happy all the time–but you know what? After a hard week (and yes, I know it’s only Tuesday), I’m happy that I have a generally sunny outlook on life; that I almost always believe everything will be OK. I feel like that’s a gift I was given by someone or something outside my control, and I’m really thankful for it.

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    Sarah | For the Love of Chow
    November 5, 2013 at 10:11 pm

    It is a great gift to be an optimist. Here’s to hoping your week gets better!

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    Alicia | Jaybird Blog
    November 7, 2013 at 9:17 am

    Optimism is one of those traits I think you can be predisposed to, but it does take work + perspective over time. Your positive outlook can inspire others too–not self-centered at all. Hope the week looks up!

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