Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to?
Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow.
Be thankful for your mistakes. They will teach you valuable lessons.
It's easy to be thankful for the good things. A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who are also thankful for the setbacks. Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive. Find a way to be thankful for your troubles, and they can become your blessings.