Rena’s childhood doesn’t define her. How did she rise above her difficult past? Slowly, and in “one-degree shifts.” We need each other. We need human connection, to be open to the wisdom others can teach us. BeingTribal starts with changing your perspective to one of gratitude and being open to possibilities. Being grateful doesn’t come to any of us automatically — we have to work at it! In this chapter, learn how to stay positive and cultivate a sense of gratitude.