Two people can view the same thing very differently.
An optimist can find an unseen benefit or a silver lining even in the darkest of matters, while a pessimist can find a negative in the most positive situation.
It is no secret among researchers that your perceptions affect your mind and that your mind influences what happens in your body. Study after study show that people with a more positive mentality have healthier physical and mental health compared to those with a more negative mentality.
How does this happen?