There are always two sides to everything in life. Like two roads, one goes forward and one goes back.
There is always the good and the bad.
The only thing in life which I have encountered which has no down side is having children. Other than that everything has an upside and a downside.
In my mind I see life as the zero in mathematics. Above the zero line is the + side and below the -. It depends on me how far up the up side goes, and how far down the downside goes.
But most importantly it depends on me how bad the downside is and how I handle it accordingly.
My perspective paired with my thoughts and feelings, that all combined with my actions, make or break…