Jessica J. Champion, LMFT, CADC

Individual and Family Therapist

The Definition of Hope

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Hope is the emotional state which promotes the belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in one’s life.  [1] Hope is the “feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best” or the act of “look[ing] forward to something with desire and reasonable confidence” or “feel[ing] that something desired may happen”.[2] Other definitions are “to cherish a desire with anticipation”; “to desire with expectation of obtainment”; or “to expect with confidence”.[3]

-Wikipedia

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