It’s important to never forget those lessons we were taught while we were growing up, such as, to share, take responsibility, and to stay positive (among others). We should listen to those life long lessons we teach our children. Keeping positive is an important lesson.
It’s easy to lose perspective in our busy world. There are plenty of people who will always find the bad or negative in any situation. Actually, they usually find only the bad and negative.
This pessimism is a skewed worldview and will cause us to miss opportunities. The world is filled with opportunity; we just need to be positive enough to see it in order to take advantage of it.