Being an Environmental Optimist When Things Seem Bad

optimism is the madness of insisting all is well
when we are miserable.

~ Voltaire

I wasn’t born an optimist. At least I don’t think so. Not sure what the balance of nature versus nurture is, but until my mid-20s, I was one of those annoying people that had a knack for finding the worst-case scenario in every situation. 

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Stephanie Staidle, founder of The Right Brain Academy, is a licensed art therapist and life performance coach who works with individuals to unlock their highest potential by tapping into an underused resource called right-brain thinking. Using techniques based in neuroscience, her methodology gets you UNSTUCK and moving in the best direction to make the changes you need to create a life of fulfillment and abundance, fast. Stephanie has been featured as an expert on NBC, Tedx, and has led full workshops at SXSW 2014 in Austin, TX and SXSW V2V 2015 in Las Vegas. Get her complimentary 3-part video training series HERE and learn scientifically proven methods to train your brain for success.

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Woman looking and reaching up into boughs of willow tree.
08/17/2017
optimism is the madness of insisting all is well when we are miserable. ~ Voltaire I wasn’t born an optimist. At least I don’t think so. Not sure what the balance of nature versus nurture... read more
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07/06/2014
Often, when we are facing a challenge, we evaluate our abilities and size up the problem to see if we are a match for the task at hand. The funny thing about humans, is we usually start with... read more
Woman looking and reaching up into boughs of willow tree.
08/17/2017
optimism is the madness of insisting all is well when we are miserable. ~ Voltaire I wasn’t born an optimist. At least I don’t think so. Not sure what the balance of nature versus nurture... read more
253493_6859
07/06/2014
Often, when we are facing a challenge, we evaluate our abilities and size up the problem to see if we are a match for the task at hand. The funny thing about humans, is we usually start with... read more