Daily, most people may wake up to a sense of cynicism. People complain about the traffic, about their work, and many other things that are relevant to their lives. When people wake up with negativity, the entire day goes down the drain, productivity, motivation and everything else.
People rarely realise that small, positive things exist in their daily lives. The capability to earn money is one. Even if you are underemployed, the job you may dislike could actually earn you things that can make you happy. If one has a perspective that they have an earning job, the capability to earn, and the abilities that make this capability possible, that is when they realise that they have something positive on a daily basis.
Appreciating the small things can be difficult; many things that people find convenient are easily overlooked. Having parents, friends, family, and a serious relationship, is one. Oftentimes, people take for granted these relationships, and merely objectify these people for their conveniences, rather than treasure the fact that people care for them, and their personal capability to care for these people and make them special.
When one complains, it is because their intended expectations are not met. Instead, they look at the negative because it is real. But the positives are also real; people just have to look at it closely, even if it requires a microscope to find.