26. The best-laid plans
We all dream. But when you’re depressed dreams seem to stay out of reach. Find out how expecting the best will bring out your best.
Planning for the good life could make this year the year when all your dreams come true.
If you expect the worst, you’ll act in ways that ensure it comes true. Not convinced? Take Charlotte. She was fed up being single, but didn’t believe she’d ever meet anyone. She didn’t bother with the way she looked and barely contributed to conversations as she thought she’d bore people. One year she resolved to meet a partner. She had a makeover, started going out and made a massive effort to be more chatty and sociable. John thinks he’ll never get a job. Half the time he means to send off for application ...