At every moment we can choose to focus on all the negative things happening to us and in the world, or celebrate the everything we have to be grateful for. This choice of where we place your focus gives us a life of heaven or of hell. Here is a Tedx talk that we found inspiring and uplifting. We hope you do too.
P.S. We especially liked John Styn's clarification that "gifting" is not just another name for barter.