Half Full Original Art
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When a container is at 50% capacity, it is half full.
But technically, it’s also half empty.
Both are absolutely correct assessments of the container in question.
If the label is completely subjective, why not go with the one that gives you the best chance of success?
Some people operate with low expectations in order to avoid disappointment if things don’t work out.
Turns out, it’s a flawed strategy.
According to neuroscientists, optimism acts as a self-fulfilling prophecy. Believing we will be successful makes us more likely to be so, and optimism reduces stress and anxiety, leading to better health.
Life is filled with left turns. We lose a job. We break a leg. We get dumped by the one we thought was The One. Is that unexpected thing that just happened in your life an obstacle or an opportunity?
Both are absolutely correct assessments of the event in question.
Deciding what you call it makes all the difference.
I don’t know if I’m naturally optimistic or not, but I’m realizing it’s more of a choice than a disposition. A choice we all get to make every day. To me, there’s really no contest.
I choose half full.
This colorful artwork by Jason Kotecki comes in a variety of sizes. (Prints and canvas reproductions available here.)
12"x12" Original Painting. Oil on canvas, made with professional quality archival grade art materials. Includes matte black floater frame with hanging wire.
*Financing available! Own this piece with 20% down and the balance paid off over six months. Contact us to learn more.
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