Awesome reality put into words Mr.Hardy.
A man has to realise that living is the ultimate proof of what you wanted to do.Preaching or dreaming about a way of life will not lead to anything.Putting those action items into practice will follow once your mind is set on the practice.
Patanjali yoga sutras explain in a very scientific way how to attain that process of thinking where you stop liking mediocre or negative things and always radiate positive vibes.
There are many many interpretations of the sutras but very few hit the bull's eye like your post does.
Here is the verse with a translation.
When that practice is done for a long time, without a break, and with sincere devotion, then the practice becomes a firmly rooted, stable and solid foundation.( Verse 1.14 of Patanjali Yoga Sutra)
(sah tu dirgha kala nairantaira satkara asevitah dridha bhumih)