Opting out of overoptimism

Trying to decide whether to take a risk like becoming a writer?  Perhaps you cannot decide whether to write your next book.  How do we determine when we are just being positive, or are instead being pathologically optimistic?

Here is a well thought out article from the March issue of Scientific American called, “Opting Out of Overoptimism on that exact topic.


About Laura Lee Carter

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