Why Real Men Are Optimists

Click here to read an article I wrote for on what optimism is and why it's beneficial. 

Most of our heroic male icons -- from Dirty Harry to Rambo to Batman -- tell us that real men are stoic, world-weary, wise-cracking and even slightly cynical fellows who look the bleak human condition in the eye without blinking.

Maybe that’s how it plays in Hollywood action films (which, by the way, are usually written by disheveled, out-of-shape and overlooked dudes), but in truth, that’s not how life works.