Life is 5% what happens to you and 95% how you react to it, or so they say. You can choose your attitude is another way of saying the same thing. I am generally a super optimistic girl, but what happens when the 5% isn't really 5%? What happens when the 5% thing is so big that you can't see past it? There are always exceptions after all.
Randy Pausch has this to say about those exceptions, “Another way to be prepared is to think
~Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture
What is your contingency plan?
When are they appropriate?