Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections. - Gerard Way
For most of my career I spent my time looking for the imperfections - that way, I thought, I could be prepared for when things went wrong, and solve problems faster.
The trouble is, we tend to find the thing that we are looking for.
These days, I make a conscious effort to try and look for the positive in each situation and every person, and I’m often rewarded with a new insight, an improved relationship or a valuable lesson. I’m far from perfect, and sometimes fall back into my old ways, but it is getting easier to catch and correct, which is a positive…