Everyone is always talking about optimism and pessimism, but what about the middle ground? Is being a realist the best way for you to reach your goals?
Negativity is not your reality. We often get into the habit of being negative to save ourselves the trouble of hoping. It's just one of the tools we use when we're building up our limiting beliefs.
After all -- it's better to be prepared for misery than to suddenly be faced with a bad experience. You can imagine all the ways this perspective can destroy your chance at your dreams.