In my opinion, optimism is so essential in our life that it helped and still helps a lot to achieve success. It makes us more confident in ourselves to reach our personal goals. We can form, develop and maintain our optimism as much as we can.
I know of a disabled girl named Mary whose story of optimism has always inspired me. When she was only three years old, she was diagnosed with a fatal disease. She was informed that she couldn’t live as long as 18years old. But Mary was optimistic and never gave in to fate. Eventually, she recovered from the disease and enjoyed a better life. Mary not only struggles against the disease but also creates a life, of which she can be proud.
Mary sets a good example to me. I believe life is very much like a mirror: if you smile upon it, it smiles back upon you; but if you frown and look doubtful on it, you will get a similar look in return. Obviously, optimism is an intellectual choice. I will look on the cheerful side in life.