Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
When times seem tougher than they usually are, it is always harder to be optimistic for many reasons but particularly because things are just not going the way you want it to.
A quick anology. Walking down from the bus stop to my house today, all I could physically see were grey, rainy clouds and skies while the streets were lined with empty trees amongst hundreds of fallen dead leaves. With that, everyone around is constantly grumbling about “the weather is horrid”, “winter is coming”, “it’s such a hassle to clean up the leaves”.
Whilst those are all facts,
the grey rainy skies reminds me of how lucky we are to have accesibility to water whenever, wherever;
the (very picturesque) empty trees reminds me that there is always time for renewal and change;
and the fallen “dead” leaves give autumn a splash of beauty in its colours, how amazing is it that what is normally green can be yellow, orange, red and brown at the same time?
Personally, I can guarantee that if you choose to view things more optimistically, it will make the impossible seem possible.
So back to the beginning, you have the ultimate power to decide how you want to view the world/situation/whatever it may be, because in the end it “beauty in things exists merely in the mind which contemplates them”- it is indeed in the eye of the beholder.