Give Pessimism A Chance: By Dave Chawner
OK, before I begin, let’s get one thing out the way. This article will annoy some people. That’s OK; it’s only my opinion. But, the fact that I have to apologise for it kinda proves my point.
Generally, if you moan someone’s grumpy people will nod. If you moan, someone’s too positive they’ll roll their eyes. I have to apologise for being wary of positivity. I’ve never heard anyone apologise for criticising pessimism. That’s because optimism is seen as ‘good’ and pessimism is seen as ‘bad’ – which is ridiculous.
Why? Well, here are my top 5 reasons: