If you cannot see the bright side of life ... Polish the dull side.
I could look at today and be disappointed. None of my chicklets brought home trophies at the poultry show. Oh they came close. All three of them being called back for tiebreakers in the age groups for poultry showmanship, but neither they nor their birds are bringing home any metal this trip.
Yep, it might be easy to feel a bit down in the dumps, but I think the Little Prince has the right idea.
"Check out my ribbon, Mama! " he squealed with delight. It may have just been a "participant" ribbon, but to him it signified something to celebrate. Right on little man!