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21 Ways Being An Optimist Could Explain One Of Your Worst Habits

Always seem to be late? It's probably because you're an optimist.

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4. But actually, it’s entirely possible the real reason you’re so late is your unfailing optimism that everything WILL go right this time. It's called being a Time Optimist.

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9. So even when you wake up, and you’re up far earlier than you need to be, you’ll still somehow be late for work.

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13. That’s not to say it doesn’t often work out: Generally you can leave at the absolute last minute and you’ll be there on time.

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17. But then you discover that not everything runs as well as you’d hoped, and you don’t quite get everything you wanted to get done by the deadline.

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20. But this positive thinking has its advantages as well. Always trying to take on too much is undoubtedly better than avoiding work because it might be too hard – and means you’ll get more of it done regardless.

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