Optimism is the result of a mental response that activates the rostral anterior cingulated cortex (RACC) and the right amygdala in the brain. The RACC helps us regulate negative emotions that short-circuit the brain's higher functions and, as such hack reality:
We are what we say because what we say is what we think. What we think ends up being what we do.
Believe in yourself. Stay bright.
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