If you do not open your eyes, how will you see your surprise? Don't go through your week on autopilot. Be mindful.
We often wonder how successful people get to become so successful. In reality, the secret is much simpler than you know - go where the opportunities are. Many people want to be successful, but they don't want to make an effort to achieve it. If they had simply made sure that they were there, where the action is, they would have increased their likelihood of success to a very high degree. They say that you've got to be in it to win it. It's the same with being in the right place at the right time. If you don't show up, if you don't attend, how can you take advantage of what is on offer?
If you're surrounded by negative people who are not supportive, you'll soon find your energy and your patience drained. Find a more positive, nurturing crowd to hang out with.