"Train your mind to see the good in every situation." If you are having difficulties finding reasons to appreciate your income, now is the time to look a little deeper and see that you have plenty of reasons to be thankful. Learning to appreciate your income can be difficult if you feel as though you work a thankless job or feel underpaid and overworked. The average income around the world is under $10,000 per year. Is this starting to make you feel better?