Once you genuinely practice equanimity in your life where you have comfort pausing in moments of thought, reflecting in moments of decision and owning moments of intention which leads towards a reaction of processed thought, that is when the practice of gratitude initiates.
Our focus becomes pure and unwavering, focused and passionate. We are able to find the beauty in the world around us. The dull becomes bright, the dim becomes light, the struggles become welcome, the growth becomes limitless, the journey becomes profoundly filled with epiphanies and joy.
It is from there we create a life most can only dream of. Here's a little read about gratitude. Yet another thing WE CAN control in our life. Aka the cool aid!
Nothing is Impossible!