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From the studies conducted in positive psychology it has been found that optimism is an innate virtue which is to be adopted by all individuals. Optimism leads to positivity towards life and all others prospects in it and optimism is that quality which gives a person positive attitude towards life and it is this attitude which will lead to success in life and thus this quality is highly required fora satisfied life and healthy living. Thus it can be concluded with the words that positive psychology i.e. positive thinking is the science of positive emotions or in other words the science of happy living and holds a bright prospect in the field of psychology in leading the future generation towards a happy life and showing them the way of leading a satisfied life. Positive psychology deals with the positive side of a person’s psychology thereby leading the world to a positive path.

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Test of Level of Optimism
Ext remely Optimistic Opt imist
M oderat ely Optimistic Light ly Optimistic Pessimist High8.2 3.2 1.4 1
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Satisfaction With Life Scale (SW LS)
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ISSN 2320-5407 International Journal of Advanced Research (2015), Volume 3, Issue 1, 164-169 169

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