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It is an optimistic interpretation of life, looking for what is good and permanent beneath all the surface confusion.
I didn't think further forward for many reasons, more or less optimistic, but mainly because I have no homicidal vein in my composition.
Her crazed eyes noted the sporting sheet left by the Chief Inspector, and as she knocked herself against the counter she snatched it up, fell into the chair, tore the optimistic, rosy sheet right across in trying to open it, then flung it on the floor.
This looked like success to the optimistic Hubbard.
Experiments fell away after two expectant years of this sort of success, the public and then the newspapers tired of the expensive photographic reproductions, the optimistic reports, the perpetual sequence of triumph and disaster and silence.
Fyne was disappointed by the optimistic turn of my sagacity.
Researchers in the US discovered optimistic people were more likely to have 'exceptional longevity' - living to the age of 85 or more.
Summary: Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 19 (ANI): Nepal is closely watching the developments in Jammu and Kashmir and we are quite optimistic about peace and stability there, the country's foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali said on Monday.
Businesses turn more optimistic in Q2, but consumers wary of higher prices !-- -- Lawrence Agcaoili (The Philippine Star) - June 26, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Businesses turned more optimistic for the second straight quarter in the second quarter, but Filipino consumers are wary of higher prices and expenses, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported yesterday.
Upto83percentofUAE investors are optimistic about the local economy, emerging as the most bullish investors worldwide, a new survey has found.
They describe relevant research and the current understanding of optimism and its benefits; the concept of explanatory style, how it is used to explain life events, and a process to challenge a pessimistic explanatory style and make it optimistic; creating a climate for teaching optimism; strategies and activities for teaching optimistic thinking; and how educators can develop an optimistic explanatory style.