Optimism, as a mental strategy, impacts an individual’s psychological health positively. It does so by fostering

  • resilience
  • enhancing well-being
  • promoting a sense of satisfaction

Optimists, with their ability to see potential good outcomes and maintain hope during adversity, often report lower levels of stress and depression compared to their pessimistic counterparts. This positive mindset directly influences their approach to life’s challenges, making them more adaptable and resilient.