I'm a big believer in positive self talk and affirmations. Our thoughts are a powerful thing, and so I like to start my day and end my day right by talking "positive" to myself. However, sometimes, especially when the day has been lack luster, it can be hard
"Sometimes we expect too much from others because we would be willing to do that much for them." So continue to accept people (& situations) as they are not as you idealize them to be. Remember Darling, your standards are usually higher.