If you want to sweeten your life, if you want to make your life happier, if you want to bring more abundance into every aspect of your life. There is a simple technique that doesn't require you to do anything but look around and control your thoughts. Every morning when you wake up think about all the beautiful things around you. Look at all the things you can be thankful for. Even if your not in the best circumstances you can find things to be thankful about. A beautiful day, friends and family, good health, food, clothing, a roof over your head. The fact you don't live in a refuge camp in some war torn country. If you look around you will find so many things to be thankful for it will be amazing. If you will take a couple of minutes when you first wake up before you do anything else, you could start while your taking that first morning pee. I promise you your day will be so much brighter, so much more joyful. If you do this before you go to sleep and first thing in the morning, I promise that you will find that you have way more good days than bad days. This really works, try it for 30 days. It may not take that long but that is a good length of time to let the universe start responding to your gratitude with even more things to be thankful for. You will at that point find that good things start snow balling your way. You will find even more things to be thankful for and just like this crazy old man you will find your self grinning all over your self for no real reason at all, because you start realizing that it is a beautifu life. That all that stuff that they are trying to tell you and sale you on the TV doesn't really matter. Politics doesn't matter. Other peoples opinions don't matter. You realize that life is short and fleeting and all that really matters is right now, this moment, what ever is right in front of you. That is where your joy is, not in tomorrow or yesterday but right now, the sunset, your best friend, your pet, what ever is good and with you right NOW this very moment. Look at what is good in your life, be thankful and more good stuff will come your way.