The APTS Counselor Share Action for Happiness’ October Calendar! This month’s theme is about remaining optimistic in the face of adversity! Optimism is an outlook of confidence and hopefulness that things will get better in the future. It is an attitude and state of mind. It is not the same thing as being naive. Certainly, there are horrible, tragic, and stressful things that occur in our lives. Human suffering is inevitable. But, there are ways we can endure these stresses without getting crushed. One of those methods is having an optimistic outlook and attitude. This month’s calendar is full of amazing (not time consuming) tips for optimism. Easy brain hacks for a better outlook.