Let's Talk About... Optimism

By Jeremy Godwin

There’s a huge difference between realistic optimism and delusional optimism — guess which one is better for your mental health?! This week’s episode is the first in a series of four exploring the foundations of good mental health; in this episode, I’m talking about what optimism is (and isn’t), how realistic optimism can improve your mental health and wellbeing, and how to be more realistically optimistic every day. Let's Talk About Mental Health is a weekly podcast full of simple ideas for better mental health by Jeremy Godwin that draws on quality research as well as personal experience. It's about much more than just talk; each new episode focuses on practical and simple things that you can do every single day to improve and maintain your mental health and wellbeing. Discover the podcast all about better mental health and join listeners in over 95 countries around the world. Find out more at http://www.letstalkaboutmentalhealth.com.au. Let's Talk About Mental Health. Because the more we talk about it, the easier it gets. Warning: Contains occasional mild coarse language.

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