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What does optimism mean It could depend on who you are Some optimists believe optimism is trying to make the best out of every situation A pessimist might say that optimism is wishful thinking Both views have some truth to it What about pessimism What does that mean An optimist may say that its trying to make the worst out of every situation and a pessimist would say they are being realistic Now that Ive defined optimism and pessimism from everyones point of view now I can get down to what it really means Optimism is looking at only the good things of something and pessimism is looking at only the bad things I do not consider myself an optimist or a pessimist I believe that one should look at things as they really are If you look at only the good things or the bad things of something you may not understand some things fully I prefer to try not to be too wishful in my thinking and at the same time be realistic However sometimes when I think of something my first reaction is overly optimistic or pessimistic For instance at one point when I was writing this speech I said to myself that Id never finish Of course thats not true because Im giving the speech now I also do now know many people that tend to think very optimistically or very pessimistically ALL the time I find that many people use the same approach as I do when it comes to things looking at all sides of whatever situation one is facing Few people I know will always try to look specifically for good or specifically for bad things in a situation A lot of it I find is based on their mood which changes frequently at the stage of life that many of the people I know are in It is my belief that when someone is
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