What You Mean to Me, on Mamalode

I have a story on Mamalode today. It’s a note to my son’s trying to explain what they mean to me…

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Pessimism, Optimism and Freeing My Truest Self

“Pessimism is easy it turns out. Not easy to endure, but SO MUCH EASIER to maintain than optimism. Pessimism is cloaked in world-weary, leathery toughness, but it’s all an act. It’s really just fear dressed up.

Now, if you know an optimist that person is a badass. BAD. ASS.”

Please read the rest on Mamalode!