It is inevitable that there will be times in your life when things are not how you want them and this can be upsetting or unsettling.
It is normal for people to experience feelings of dissatisfaction, when certain aspects of their life are not in line with their expectations. However, it is important to deal with those feelings in a healthy way because after all, you fuel negativity with more negativity and the only thing you will create is to amplify it even further.
One of the best ways to keep optimistic in times of discontentment, is to keep a positive outlook on your life, no matter how hard it may be or what difficulties you face.
Learning to appreciate the things in your life will help you deal with your difficulties in a more positive way. It is important to always realize that while things are not to your liking and you face difficulties, your situation could always be worse.
When learning to appreciate the things in your life, look at the big picture as well as the little details. Focus on things that are positive in your life but that you may perhaps take for granted. Such a change in attitude will give you a positive perspective on life despite the hardships or difficulties that you face.