If we take a look at how Allah Almighty has blessed us and favored us, we would need to ponder over it in order for us to be able to realize the favors and the bounties of Allah upon us.
Look to begin with within yourself. Do you not have a body with limbs and organs, with bones you don’t even know the number of? Do you not have a heart that beats more than 100,000 times a day?
Allah Almighty tells us very clearly, If you are going to count the favors of Allah upon you, you will never count all of them because that is the system of Allah.
But the opposite is true. If you count the difficulties, the hardships, the calamities that Allah has thrown at you or made you go through, you will definitely be able to count them, all of them, and you would be able to say, I’ve got this problem and this and this and this and count them.
So if you want increase from Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala, you must make sure that you first ponder over the gifts of Allah.