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Faith Matters

Optimists often use faith for strength in difficult times

Caring for Others Starts by Claiming Your Own Optimism Advantage Terry Paulson, PhD One of the most important but often forgotten tasks for caregivers is caring for themselves. Caring for a loved one strains even the most resilient people. With an...

Share and Discuss the Life Lessons Your Teens Want to Learn

A country can only be as good as the citizens it develops, Calvin Coolidge alluded to that truth when he wrote On a Great Government: “If in a free republic a great government is the product of a great...

Humorous Speaker Notes Smiles Increase Your “Face Value”

Lee Mildon said, “People seldom notice old clothes if you wear a big smile.” This is not a defense for wearing old clothes, but it sure points to the value of a smile–to those who see it and those...

Those Regularly Attending Religious Services Are More Optimistic

Churchgoers are more likely to be optimistic. A new study published in the Journal of Religion and Health, found that those women who attend church, synagogue or any other religious service regularly have better chances of having a positive...

Optimistic Wisdom I Wish I’d Learned as a Teenager

So many times, adults tell me, “I wish I had learned this as a teenager!” As a gift to today’s young adults, I want to share with you some wisdom worth learning. We all know that you hold our...

Risk Becoming the Architect of Your Own Future

Risk Becoming the Architect of Your Own Future

As I discussed in my newest book, The Optimism Advantage, changing jobs or careers in difficult economic times may seem easier said than done, but, in the long run, life is too short to stay in a job that...

Ted Williams Turns Faith and Optimism into a Second Chance

Ted Williams Turns Faith and Optimism into a Second Chance

Watching the prodigal return of Ted Williams to his mother on Good Morning America today was a great way to start the day. The rags-to-riches story of Ted Williams, the down-and-out homeless man and ex-con with the golden voice,...

Faith, Hope and Rescues

This week in Chile, hope became resolve, and resolve led to success. After 68 days beneath the earth, the last of the 33 miners trapped were brought to the surface. Buried after a collapse of the San Jose gold...

Luther and Beck Inspire by Taking a Stand for Faith

Luther and Beck Inspire by Taking a Stand for Faith

As I write in The Optimism Advantage, “One of the best ways to inspire others is to share heroic stories from the past and the present. Stories turn experiences into narratives, people into heroes and earned successes into renewed...

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

For centuries people have struggled with a vexing question: “If there is a just and all-powerful God, why do bad things happen to good people?” Books have been written to explore this difficult question. Some reject faith, because no...

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