Mind wisdom Cannot control what happens, only how we respond is in our control. Chronic optimism is wise. Chronic pessimism is unwise.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.