What is optimism?

There are people who can lift the spirits of a packed sports stadium with the radiant optimism of their personalities. What does it take to live your life so full of joy that you jump out of bed each morning, eager to pour the magic of your spirit into the day?


In this new anthology Optimism, world-famous leaders from every sphere of human endeavor reveal the secrets that kept them going during the tough times. People like Robert Kiyosaki and Martha Stewart (business), Mitch Albom (literature), Andrew Weil (medicine), Bono (music), David Sedaris (humor), Meryl Streep (acting), and Kofi Annan (social change), and Caroline Myss (healing) talk to you about how they found optimism in the midst of life’s problems, and how your spirit too can soar despite the obstacles you face.