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How to Know if You’re an Optimist or Pessimist (and What You Can Do About It)

by in:Encouragement

My in-laws bought a beautiful SUV with pristine paint and not a dent in sight. They came to visit us for the weekend, and my mother-in-law needed to run an errand. She offered to let me drive. I promptly backed the aforementioned SUV directly into a trailer parked behind it. I cried. My mother-in-law might have too. In the moment after the incident, I told myself things like, “You’re such a mess! You always do stuff like this. You’re never going to get it together.” Years later, my in-laws were in town again, and we were heading out for a day at the lake. I had a sudden craving for coffee ...

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