“Don’t set your mind on things you don’t possess, as if they were yours, but count the blessings you actually possess and think how much you would desire them if they weren’t already yours”
Marcus Aurelius. Meditations 7.27
It really is about living with an attitude of gratitude
“Do not let your children do anything that makes you dislike them”
Jordan Peterson. 12 Rules of Life
Peterson puts forth an amusing and sensible chapter in his book. Its about teaching children to have the ability to socially interact. The point is that if they are behaving in such a way, that you, who loves them, is disliking them, how will others react to them.