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What makes you Optimistic?

For 8 years, The Centre for Optimism and its founder Victor Perton, have asked people, “What makes you Optimistic?” 

Science says realistic optimism is the key predictor of living to a healthy old age and the underpinning of good mental and physical health, innovation and resilience. 

This survey asks you to consider what makes you optimistic, your sources of optimism and what reinforces your optimism.

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* 1. What Makes YOU Optimistic? 

(Optimism is an expectation that good things will happen and that things will work out in the end.)

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* 2. What underpins your optimistic outlook?

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* 3. Do any of these 'optimisms' describe your optimism? 

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* 4. What makes you feel optimistic?  What experiences of people and nature and stories of optimism and hope inspire you?

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* 5. What has helped keep you optimistic in difficult times?

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* 6. Please be sure to fill in the organisation, city and country fields so we can do some regional comparisons.

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