In these troubled times it could be easy to get depressed and expect the worst.
When you take an exam, do you expect to fail? When the phone rings, do assume it's trouble?
Or maybe you think there's no point going for that dream job because you'd never get it anyway.
You know what you need to do? Think positive! There's an increasing body of evidence to suggest that attitudes and expectations influence outcomes.
Here's a TED video from one of the experts in the field - Shawn Achor and The Happiness Advantage.
Watch it with an open mind and you're sure to get something positive from it.