Fulfilling, our ideal of hope, looks different for different people. Sometimes this is a practice that we do without even realizing it. We apply actions to our home because we know that just by hoping for something and yet taking no action has little to no affect. The same goes for our perfect idea of hope for our lives. We put in the time, we stay dedicated and motivated by our goals and dreams by keeping a clear image in our heads of what we want. Further, we translate those dreams and ideas into action. Hope allows us to approach problems with a proactive, positive mindset, and increase our chances of success in age and overall well-being, and is an effective buffer to stress.
It is easiest to have hope when things are going well in your life. It's when life gets difficult that we need to utilize hope the most. Continue to Part 3.
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