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Conflicting emotions

Conflicting emotions

"How are you holding up?"
It is a common question being asked around the world these days. The answers may oscillate between optimism and pessimism throughout the day, making us not trust either. However, conflicting emotions can be true at the same time.

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  • We might be overreacting in some ways while underreacting in others.
  • Good and bad news can exist together. Some can look at the progress while others look at the setbacks.
  • You can be terrified about the short term and optimistic about the long term.
  • We can desire to stay informed while also wanting to ignore it.
  • You can be wrong about something you believed a few hours ago. Don't beat yourself up, understand that we're all figuring this out as we go.
  • You can have a plan while acknowledging you have no idea what the world will look like tomorrow.

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  • Not taking action can cost you an opportunity, or cost money and time as you delay.
  • People waiting for you to make a decision can get frustrated.
  • You can feel stress about your indecisiveness, and stress about how you’re making people wait.

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Doom And Gloom

Human beings are not inclined towards accepting problem-free situations and outcomes. We define our reality through suffering and misery.

One of the problems with being a clever and analytical person is becoming very good at seeing what might go wrong.

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A sense of optimism

What you need to maneuver through a world of uncertainty is a sense of optimism—an attitude characterized by hope and confidence in a positive future.

Optimistic attitudes are linked to a number of benefits, including better coping skills, lower stress and anxiety levels, better physical health, healthier relationships, and higher motivation and resilience when pursuing your goals.

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