Today we would like to share with you two great articles about Optimism and The Power of Delay:
Alex Green explains why it is so important to have that positive bias in life:
Optimists make more money and are more loyal.
Optimists keep moving forward because they believe there are options.
Optimism evokes new behavior that often creates a self-fulfilling prophecy, a prediction that causes itself to be true.
Psychologists have discovered that the vast majority of healthy, successful individuals are optimistic, even when it isn’t warranted.
“The happiest people are those who see their lifetime as a positive and creative contribution to the human race.”
Read the article here
Alex Green is author of two amazing books The Secret of Shelter Island: Money and What Matters and Beyond Wealth: The Road Map to a Rich Life
Craig Ballantyne reveals how he learned a valuable habit that has helped him succed in life:
Really interesting story of how he set a mission (when he was young) to hold out longer than his sister before eating a candy.
You will probably find yourself in it!
It’s quite simple: longer you delay your reward happier you feel!
The power of delayed gratification is a research-proven phenomenon.
Don’t believe that the ability to delay gratification is something that you must be born with. Instead, it’s a powerful habit you can build.
Check out the story here