By Alan Petersen
Overall healthiness execs have proven a becoming curiosity within the healing price of 'hope' lately. despite the fact that, desire has been tested as a rule from mental and biomedical views. Importantly, desire in well-being explores how desire manifests and is continued in a number of arenas of wellbeing and fitness, drugs and healthcare.
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While some writers have viewed hope solely as an emotion, Snyder emphasised ‘the thinking processes in hope theory’ and proposed that ‘the person’s perceptions about the success (or the lack thereof) regarding personal goal pursuits inﬂuence subsequent emotions’ (2002: 252). Beginning in the late 1980s, Snyder produced a signiﬁcant body of work on hope theory, offering a perspective that was generally congruent with an emerging neoliberal politics that has focused on the nurturance of individual responsibility, self-reliance, and the development of an entrepreneurial approach to life.
The question is, how to create societies that produce and distribute this kind of ‘hope’? In conclusion, it is argued that re-orienting ‘hope’ will have its detractors; however, everyone, regardless of where they live or their current circumstances, has a stake in this project. 2 The Power of ‘Hope’ Hope can arrive only when you recognize that there are real options and that you have genuine choices. Hope can ﬂourish only when you believe that what you do can make a difference, that your actions can bring a future different from the present.
In conclusion, I suggest that health itself has become a new religion, with the body being the temple of worship and technology seen as providing the path to salvation. Chapter 5 explores how ‘hope’ is generated and sustained in the market of anti-ageing and longevity research and treatments. This market epitomises the individualistic and consumerist discourse of hope, whereby individual aspirations for healthier, longer lives in the future are strongly attached to the personal consumption of technologies.
Hope in Health: The Socio-Politics of Optimism by Alan Petersen