20 Ways You Know You Are An Optimist

If you always see the glass as full, this post is for you. See the sunny side with GEICO! It will make you happier than a stingray photobombing swimmers at the beach.

1. You always know how full the glass is.

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technically, the glass is always completely full

2. You can make the best out of any situation.

3. Even when natural disasters happen.

4. You think to yourself, “It could be worse.”

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5. Even when the odds aren’t in your favor, you believe in the best.

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6. You are like this goose.

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7. You don’t let anything stand in the way of you and your goals.

8. Everyday you think to yourself, “Yes, yes, I can!”

9. Your problems can be turned into solutions.

10. Things may get rough, but you know there’s always tomorrow.

11. When things get rough, you can go with the flow.

12. You focus on the positive, not the negative.

13. You know how to put things into perspective.

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14. No goal is too difficult for you.

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15. Even when the odds are tough, you still continue trying.

16. This Doctor Who quote really speaks to you.

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17. When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.

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18. When life hands you a snow storm, you make a snow fridge.

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19. And when a situation is bad, you make the best of it!

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20. You are an optimist.

And you are now happier than Paul Revere with a cell phone.

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