I guess we can all change the way we think about any situation. Sometimes this can be very difficult when the challenge is significant. I like this sketch by the incredible American comedian, Bob Newhart, about this very subject.
As I deal with the health condition I have, I spend a lot of time thinking the right way and stopping the unhelpful thoughts. Fear gets people nowhere.
I also come across amazing people, who show incredible kindness and generosity. My faith in the human spirit is restored every day. How do we create a world where we see more of this spirit, and less selfishness?
I think of the people who are helping me, the midwives who stayed up all night with my wife, the engineers who fix electricity cables on a winter’s night. Let’s ditch the celebrity culture, and value the people who make a difference every day.