So how many of you are the type of person who always tries to look for the silver lining in your life? (cricket...cricket...) But unless you've been living under a rock the entire time, you know that sometimes, life can make it really hard to find the silver lining in things.

For me, I have a personal theory when it comes to always see the silver lining in life. I have always seen silver linings as personal symbols that can vary throughout life.

For instance, if you see a double rainbow in the sky or enjoy a freshly baked chocolate chip cookies on a rainy night. It's all about perspective. Will the silver lining always be noticeable? No. And honestly, we may not always be in the mood to concentrate on the positive during a particularly difficult time in our lives, and that's more than okay.

We're all human, and I think the most important lesson we can learn and keep in mind is that it is more than okay to not be okay. And that, I suppose, can be a silver lining in itself, too.

Silver-linings can be anything we want. In essence, they are reminders that despite life occasionally being messy, confusing and hard, it does hold beauty in it too. The saying, "Life is what you make of it," has never rung truer for anyone who has fully experienced the ups and downs of life. I also believe that silver-linings and perspective go hand-in-hand.

It's all about mindset. Life happens to you whether or not you're prepared for it. So why not look for silver-linings along the way to help you keep your faith and stay the course? You were put on this planet for a reason. And no matter what side of the bed you roll out of in the morning, why not look to silver-linings to encourage you throughout your life?

We all need that reminder of appreciation in our lives not just for others, but for ourselves as well. We all need that little push that says, "You know what? I'm okay. Things will work out. I am working hard, and that will all pay off eventually."

The real world is never portrayed as it is in TV, books and or movies why? Because 99 percent of it is a money machine. Life rarely turns out as you plan, and if it does, then I call that an absolute blessing.

Turn your life into a silver-lining for someone else while you're here on this great big earth of ours, and make an impact and legacy that not only lasts but can be repeated. Maybe if we did that, we could all learn to appreciate life's signs more. Through every single struggle you face, there will always be a silver lining. By choosing to find love and beauty in those small possibilities of light, you open yourself up to a new world of possibilities.

Choose to live in the silver linings of life, choose to see the joy and the beauty that can come when you open your heart up to the possibilities of life. You will survive and have already survived one hundred percent of the tribulations you have faced to this point. Keep going and choose to find a new love for life in the silver linings.