The Life Optimist
Need a dose of love and life positivity? Check out The Life Optimist, created by Bright Side Up and Meeting Your Half-Orange author Amy Spencer. Here, Amy shares her “Optimisms” culled from current events, pop culture, books, films, the arts, and inspiring stories from the lives we all lead.
My friend Kate was coming back from lunch when her co-worker Brad walked in, sighing his tie off. “I have had the worst day,” he said. “I was backing out of the parking garage and smashed into someone’s car!” The he huffed off. Five minutes later, Ka… continued
I’m embarrassed to admit how much I recently misjudged a situation. I was walking down the sidewalk on a sunny Thursday afternoon feeling a little envious of the woman ahead of me blocking the path with her dog and baby stroller. Well, woman with a p… continued
Have you ever cleaned out your purse or messenger bag or carry-on luggage and found a little piece of old candy you forgot about? Maybe it was a cellophane-wrapped sugar candy or a lollipop. Maybe it was a broken piece of holiday Candy Cane, or a pie… continued
My friend Matt Christensen is really funny. And sweet. And creative. Which is why he started a little project called Excuse Me, I Think You Dropped This. See, Matt doesn’t have the best “game” when it comes to flirting with girls he likes. But what h… continued