Optimism is focusing on what we can learn about ourselves and how to do things differently when we are feeling challenged.
Research suggests that searching for learning opportunities within our experiences is a key skill related to experiencing higher levels of resilience.
Seeing the lessons in what you experience
Watch this video to get a better understanding of seeing the lessons in what you experience in the various aspects of your life.
Assess your current level of optimism
How well can you focus on doing things differently when feeling challenged, academically?
How well can you focus on doing things differently when feeling personally challenged?