Posted by: crisdiaz24 | April 28, 2016

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OPTIMISTIC AND PESSIMISTIC PEOPLE – Video Activity

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OPTIMISTIC AND PESSIMISTIC PEOPLE

 

  1. Not only is being physically healthy essential, but being ________________ is also of great importance.
  2. In order to become truly optimistic, a person must learn to ________________ in many specific ways.
  3. A setback [1]is seen as ________________ by an optimist, whereas a pessimist sees it as ________________.
  4. An optimist sees a negative event as something that is ________________ in time and that will have no ________________ on the future.
  5. The pessimist blames negative impacts on ________________.
  6. Pessimists will think they are not
  • good enough,
  • popular,
  • successful
  1. Pessimists become depressed and obsessed by ________________.
  2. Optimists look at what may go wrong as ________________ events, which will have no other connection with their lives.
  3. Pessimists see ________________ as pervasive[2].
  4. Pessimists interpret events as ________________.
  5. An optimist thinks that unfortunate events are just setbacks over which they have ________________.
  6. If a pessimist is cut off in traffic, they will think the other drivers are ________________ acting to cut them off.
  7. Being fully mature means you have the ability to be ________________ and ________________ when caught up in the inevitable storms of normal life.
  8. A mature personality is capable of interpreting events more ________________ and less ________________.

[1] Setback: a stopping or delay in one’s progress; reverse or defeat. Revés.
[2] Pervasive: existing in every part of something : spreading to all parts of something.  Generalizado.

 

 

KEY

 

  1. MENTALLY HEALTHY / MENTALLY FIT
  2. CONTROL HIS OR HER (THEIR) THINKING
  3. TEMPORARY – PERMANENT
  4. LIMITED – IMPACT
  5. DESTINY / LIFE AND DESTINY
  6. COMPETENT – LIKEABLE
  7. SELF-PITY
  8. ISOLATED / UNFORTUNATE / DISCONNECTED
  9. DISAPPOINTMENTS
  10. PERSONAL
  11. LITTLE CONTROL
  12. DELIBERATELY
  13. OBJECTIVE – UNEMOTIONAL
  14. REALISTICALLY – EMOTIONALLY

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