1. Have Desire
You cannot live a great life, if you don't want to. There are so many good reasons to want a great life. When I say great, I mean
2. Change Negative Ways
Sometimes you have to change your ways for the better. If there is anything or anyone who is preventing you from living the life you want, boot it out your life. Nothing is easy, but its worth the pain.
3. Focus on Yourself
Take care of yourself first and then worry about those who need your help. There is nothing wrong with helping those in need, but you can't help others' if you can't even help yourself.
4. Believe You Deserve Better
By no way am I telling you to be cocky, but believe that you deserve a great life with great people and things in it. Self-esteem is the cure for so many of our problems and make us less vulnerable to them.
5. Think Positive
Change is not always positive, but necessary change is.