Why do we think that the best things in life are ‘too good to be true’?

dreams and wishes. 62/365

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Optimists are a dying breed today. Everyone and his mother is a pessimist. The opposite of pessimism is no longer optimism, it’s idealism.

Idealists are taunted and dismissed as childish because they seem to live with their heads in the clouds. Because they are too busy thinking of victory to give cognizance to the roadblocks and hurdles in their path, even though these are staring them in the face.

Wikipedia describes idealists as follows:

Idealists are understood to represent the world as it might or should be, unlike pragmatics, who focus on the world as it presently is.

Many of my closest friends tell me I come from another planet. I think they say this because my  plans are so big that they seem impossible. I seem to have a penchant for assuming I can do things that normally would seem unachievable.

But have you ever faced seemingly insurmountable odds and found a way to beat them? Yes you have. More

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