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Why Pessimism Has its Merits

A little bit of pessimism can help you create realistic expectations

A friend texted, “I think of myself as more of a doomsday preparer.” I texted back, “Ahh! The advantage of pessimism is preparation.” Are there more?

Pessimism is, “An inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome.”

Here are three advantages of half-empty thinking:

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