Appreciation paradox Present, mindful, and motivated. Always. Once you experience enough optimism, gratitude, and positivity, negativity becomes a consistently disappointing choice.dad • • • • • This website is about our MIND. To read today’s post about our BODY, click here. By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.