A customer at work once said to me “please tell me your name is Sparkle. If it’s not Sparkle, it totally should be”. I was a little taken aback, as I don’t think of myself as particularly perky. In fact, I kind of can’t stand Perky People. But then, I went into the back office and one of my co-workers said “oh look, here comes Happy Camper.” Hunh.
Are you a cock-eyed optimist? A grumpy Eyeore? Is your glass half-full or half-empty?
Although genetics dictates your emotional make-up, it is possible to learn coping mechanisms, and maybe even change your brain. The library has books that can help.