glass-half-full

glass-half-full

(used as a modifier before a noun) Of or characterized by a generally optimistic worldview. Rebecca has such a glass-half-full mentality that even when her company went bankrupt she simply saw it as a learning experience for the future.
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One commentator called it the most difficult job in British politics but I like to think of myself as a glass-half-full kind of person.
Still, I am a glass-half-full man myself, and maybe after we have sorted the "unfinished business", as Jamie Roberts says, of winning the Webb Ellis Cup, all the ex-pats will head home to the four regions to bask in the glory from their adoring fans
Goldstein, who is a fellow retiree with a wonderfully optimistic glass-half-full philosophy on living a fulfilling retirement life.
A lot of times when she said that it was as crazy as any household that you can imagine, but she always was a glass-half-full type of person.
Glass-half-full people are persistent, and that "never give up" attitude" gives them the will to persevere--they are wired to expect success.
Supporting striking Coventry teachers at Tile Hill Wood and Woodlands schools, glass-half-full Bill said: "We need to get parents out here to show their support.
Typically, Jagielka views the situation from a glass-half-full perspective with his belief that, if he goes, great, but if he doesn't that will give him his summer free to build up his strength and fitness ahead of what could be a fantastic season for Everton next year.
There was always the chance that he would need the race and possibly he needed it a little more than I thought," was Meehan's glass-half-full take on events.
Scisson, naturally a glass-half-full type, says there's nothing abnormal going on at the firm and that the departures just happen to be occurring more or less simultaneously.
ARE you a glass-half-full or a glass-half-empty kind of person?
Through 12 years of stuttering therapy, her glass-half-full attitude was ever-present.
with information, directions, support, and a glass-half-full mentality along with an opportunistic approach to the `empty' side.
Though the station got its knuckles rapped, anyone with a glass-half-full outlook can see the possibilities here.
It comes down to whether you want to see it as a-glass-half-empty or a glass-half-full scenario," Lloyd-Jones said in conclusion.