2013 Global Peace Index ranks the world's most and least peaceful countries: 1 Iceland 2 Denmark 3 New Zealand 4 Austria .. 30. Romania ... 44. UK ... 99. USA ... 162. Afghanistan http://www.visionofhumanity.org/#/page/indexes/global-peace-index https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5-NpOerTq8
Start the year with an empty jar and fill it with notes about good things that happen. Then, on New Years Eve, empty it and see what awesome stuff happened that year. Good way to keep things in perspective.