Optimism is key to bouncing back from adversity and preventing depression. It's even good for fighting off colds and heart attacks. Take the quiz to find out your optimism quotient, and then learn how simple changes in your thinking patterns can help you become more positive.
1. Your company lays off 10 percent of its work force, including you. Your first reaction to the news:
2. You're invited to a friend's annual party, which you usually enjoy. But you don't know anyone else going. Do you go?
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