Being too optimistic can have real drawbacks, according to a new study that looks at expectations of life that are not grounded in reality.
A recent study looks at whether collective apologies on behalf of countries may inspire hope that can lead to reconciliation.
When asked if they had "many opportunities" to find success in their careers, 70% of the young people surveyed said "yes".
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Optimism may be quantifiably keeping marriages together, especially after the so-called honeymoon period ends.
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Hope has played a significant role in the lives of African Americans throughout history, from early abolitionists to Martin Luther King and President Obama.
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