Definitions: (1) encouraging or invigorating the spirit of the people around you; (2) showing a cheerful or lighthearted outlook; (3) the ability to recover quickly from depression or discouragement; resilient

Derivation: Spanish; “to float”

Synonyms: hopeful, joyous, lively, spirited, sprightly, vivacious

Balancing Qualities: Down-to-earth, Observant

Quote: It is the hopeful, buoyant, cheerful attitude of mind that wins. Optimism is a success builder; pessimism an achievement killer. — Orison Swett Marden (1848–1924) American inspirational author

Symbol: a boat