Stop looking at your paycheck as just that, a paycheck. Look at the money you make on a weekly or biweekly basis as another opportunity to build wealth.
You have what some countries or people don’t have. It’s a blessing. It’s the ability to get out of a shitty situation and into a better one, provided you sock away as much as possibke before blowing it on perishable frivolity.
Money doesn’t make you. You make the money. Now find a way to hold on to it before you’re 65 and out of phyiscal options.