Optimist Day is a global celebration of positivity, observed annually on the first Thursday of February. This year, it falls on February 1st. It’s not just about wearing a smiley face, but about actively promoting optimism in your community and yourself. Optimist International, a service organization, uses this day to honour its efforts in empowering youth and building brighter futures. Some might confuse optimism with naivete, but there are distinct characteristics that set optimists apart. As we gear up for Optimist Day 2024, let’s delve into five tell-tale signs that reveal an optimistic personality.