MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 19: A view of Frankston foreshore is seen during sunrise on June 19, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.

We don’t live in a perfect world. We never will. 

But that doesn’t mean we can’t take steps to enhance or improve it.

Not every day is going to be a good one and not every person you meet is going to be kind. Not everything you deal with will be pleasant. But the reality is, life is what you make of it. Life is short. Ignore the people who don’t treat you right. Tune out the negativity Do a job you love. Travel the world. Do more to make you happy.

What do you think makes life worth living?

Life is more beautiful when…here’s our take!

You learn to let go, express yourself, and be who you want to be. 

You decide not to let one bad experience make you lose faith in all humanity. 

You take a break from reality and spend time focusing on becoming a better person and soaking up the world around you. 

Pranking turns into punishment. Comedy that’s sure to keep you rolling on the floor laughing! These are favorite comedians. Of course, life isn’t complete unless the jokers are on!

You realize happiness stems from being with the ones you love and helping others. 

You stop worrying about calories and indulge in food that satisfies your cravings. 

You step out of your own bubble and do a good deed for someone else. 

Agree that dogs make everything so much better! We all need some cutie patooties in our laps! 

Sarah Francis is a half-Palestinian journalism junkie, a proud Charlotte, NC native with an oversized sweet tooth, and an active world traveler. Ask her where she’s headed next. (@Sarah_Francis25)