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Realistic person

Realistic person

Realistic people know how to recognize the negative and positive points of situations and not let themselves be influenced by just one of all the possible views available, such as the example of:

  1. Negative person: a glass half empty;
  2. Positive person: a glass half full;
  3. Realistic person: a glass with only water in half.

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Psychology student. I like philosophy and things that try to explain the human behavior

If you are a very negative person, here are some tips on how to manage these thoughts and be more positive and realistic with the world around you.

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