Make A Top Ten List
When you feel that problems are weighing you down, make a list of 10 reasons why you can still be happy.
If the reasons come from an external source, you might brush them off. But if you develop a list yourself, you will always be able to find at least 10 reasons that are “real” to you.
-From Rabbi Zelig Pliskin’s book “Gateway to Happiness,” p.180