sometimes we just need to gain perspective. life seems hard...and not to minimize what we go through (because each person endures terrible hardships all their own), but there are tragedies around the world that we do not even have the slightest understanding of. check out this link...it has 4 different ads in a series called "the lottery of life". look at them; pray about them; research how you can help. the world is a heavy load to take on, but all we can control is what we do to produce change.