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Personal Stories About ‘Optimism’

  • OPTIMISM

    "Roller Skates And Ice Skates"

    The word"optimism" means the best! After viewing a mini video about a 1923 roller skate adventure send to me by my niece, it brought back memories of the "optimism" and "the best of my family". In Superior , Wis . in the late 1950's and 1960's , my cousins and I didn't spend time with video games and stay inside...

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    Look Up

    When I found out my parents were splitting up five years ago, reality sunk in for me. After listening to them screaming at one another in the middle of the night, I felt that I had lost my innocent perception of the world. I felt that I would never get back my imaginative, child-like disposition. After being...

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    Making The Best Of What You've Been Dealt

    As a young child my Aunt Jane has always been a hero of mine. She grew up in a poor household with my father and 4 other children who were raised by my widowed grandmother. Jane was married and raised 2 boys named Devin and Darin. After her divorce from Devin and Darin’s father, she married a man named Mark who...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Optimism’

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    Deron B

    I'd like to tell you about a gentleman who had a vision. He works for a recycling company in Tucson, Arizona which puts people back to work. In his job, he saw more and more good, still useful items ending up in the landfills. He started offering these items to non-profit groups in the area for use in their...

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    Sam K

    Sam, my little brother, was adopted. When we picked him up, mum and dad knew that he was delayed. He has Autism. Sometimes he's a pest, but he always has this huge smile on his face. (well, most of the time) And he always thinks that the best is going to happen. He'll always believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny and...

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    OPTIMISM

    Bucky Fuller

    Unfortunately, Bucky Fuller is no longer with us. But nevertheless, he is my hero. He set out to see what one man could do to make the world a better place, and over his 80+ years on "Spaceship Earth" he DID make the world a better place, and offered everyone a blueprint so we could all carry on his work....

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BELIEVE
SHARING
OPTIMISM
CREATIVITY
GENEROSITY
CONNECTING
VOLUNTEERING
CIVILITY
GOOD EXAMPLES
TEAM WORK
LAUGHTER
HARD WORK
DO THY BEST
COMPASSION
STRENGTH
MOTIVATION
PERSISTENCE
INCLUDING OTHERS
GREAT MUSIC
OVERCOMING
APPRECIATION
LISTENING
INSPIRATION
HEALTH
COURAGE
FITNESS
LOYALTY
STEWARDSHIP
INGENUITY
HELPING OTHERS
EXCELLENCE
SERVICE
PATIENCE
FORGIVENESS
KINDNESS
LOVE
REACHING OUT
DEVOTION
CLASS AND GRACE
ACHIEVEMENT
SPORTSMANSHIP
SOUL
GRATITUDE
ENCOURAGEMENT
PARENTING
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
CONFIDENCE
GOOD MANNERS
PERSEVERANCE
COMPROMISE
EDUCATION
PASSION
LEARNING
INNOVATION
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
RESPECT
PIONEERING
LITERACY
VISION
CARING
PREPARATION
MENTORING
RIGHT CHOICES
HONESTY
FRIENDSHIP
DO YOUR PART
HONOR
OPPORTUNITY
PURPOSE
JOY
FORESIGHT
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LIVE LIFE
PEACE
EQUALITY
HOPE
SMILE
LEADERSHIP
SACRIFICE
TRUE BEAUTY
CHARACTER
FAMILY
COMPLIMENTS
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
PRACTICE
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TRUST
MINDFULNESS
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
BEING THERE
CHARITY
HUMILITY
GIVING BACK
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
IMAGINE
COURTESY
COMMITMENT
INTEGRITY
COMMON GROUND
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WE ALL NEED TO BE OPTIMISTIC AND FAITH FULL TO BE ABLE TO DEAL WITH THE CHALLENGES OF EVERY DAY
OLGA QUIROS, TUCSON AZ

u r doing a wonderful job..
Ayesha Belaal, Karachi Pakistan

dont worry, be happpay
JACK, AUSTRALIA

Good
Reji, Sydney

Life is full of Optimism, when life is up and down at the same time and you see that you like something and you can do it right. You find out in the same sport, or something fifteenth about it.
Emory, Georgia

Been a fan of your inspirational emails and website for about a year after seeing your TV commercials. Saw my first billboard in person today on Rt. 291 in Western, MA today and it made me smile! Thank you!!! :)
Joe, Barre, MA

I love this site. I wish it was a t v station so more people could be exposed. i'm glad that i investigated your ad. Thank You.
kevin, south carolina

"Keep trying, work hard and never give up"
Tony, New York

Me too I won't give up til the end! Thanks for that motivating
Song muna, Nairobi kenya

"Life is either a daring adveture...or it is nothing" Helen Keller
Skip, Huntress

Optimism never recognizes inposiblity in an opportunity but takes a step enthusiastically.
Frank olumide, Nigeria

U HAVE ME CRYING!!!
BEVERLY, BATON ROUGE, LA

IT'S GREAT!
RENE , PHILIPPINES

I have never been so inspired or motivated...this website keeps me driven and helps me in many aspects of my teenage life...''The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity
Charmaine shadi Tlhapane, South Africa,Gauteng,Kelvin

This is my favorite quote. It is all about optimism... "The probabilities are awful, but the possibilities are marvelous." Joseph Allen Stein - Architect 1912-2001
Diane, California

Optimism feeds off self esteem. A positive attitude creates hope.
Jon, Arizona

'Gratitude' should be added to the value list. As a way of life, my spirit is renewed daily. Thanks
Betty SCOTT, ARK

"The Greatest", What a great comercial. I bookmarked your webpage and will check out the rest.
Jim Ewart, Vernon

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
Sandi, Arizona