19 Signs You’re Doing Better than You Think


Even in uncertain times, it’s always important to keep things in perspective.

-You are alive.

-You are able to see the sunrise and the sunset.

-You are able to hear birds sing and waves crash.

-You can walk outside and feel the breeze through your hair and the sun’s warmth on your skin.

-You have tasted the sweetness of chocolate cake.

-You didn’t go to sleep hungry last night.

-You awoke this morning with a roof over your head.

-You had a choice of what clothes to wear.

-You haven’t feared for your life today.

-You have overcome some considerable obstacles, and you have learned and survived.

-You often worry about what you’re going to do with your life – your career, your family, the next step, etc. – which means you have ambition, passion, drive, and the freedom to make your own decisions.

-You live in a country that protects your basic human rights and civil liberties.

-You are reasonably strong and healthy – if you got sick today, you could recover.

-You have a friend or relative who misses you and looks forward to your next visit.

-You have someone with whom to reminisce about ‘the good old days.’

-You have access to clean drinking water.

-You have access to medical care.

-You have access to the Internet.

-You can read.

The truth is, you’re doing better than a lot of people in this world.  So remember to be grateful for all the things you do have.