People who are full of hope have a sunny outlook because they often find the positive in circumstances. Hopefulness is noticing all the good things in life, no matter how small, rather than the negative.
Hopefulness can be expressed in a physical way, such as by smiling.
Being visibly hopeful reflects a state of mind of choosing to think positively, remain optimistic, and be open to new ideas or opinions.
Spiritual hopefulness is the belief that there is purpose and hope in all circumstances of life.
Being hopeful influences other emotions, such as feeling content, happy, and courageous.
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