I’m a TED fan (sometimes a TED junky). It’s fun listening to smart speakers giving scientific credence to folk wisdom.
One of my favorites was that you get what you expect. “Why you don’t get what you want; it’s not what you expect” https://youtu.be/FwLeiY5f7sI, by Dr. Jennice Vilhauer.
If you want the best but expect worst, guess what?