There is no better place to be than with Him. Let's go to:
Psalms 28:7 "The LORD [is] my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him."
strength (Strong's 5810) to be strong, stout, harden, prevail or strengthen (self);
shield (Strong's 4043) a shield or protector; (from Strong's 1598) to hedge about, protect or defend;
heart (Strong's 3820) the heart, the feelings, will, intellect, mind or wisdom; (from Strong's 3824) the heart, the feelings, will, intellect, mind or wisdom; (from Strong's 3823) enclosed with fat, transport with love, be wise or mind;
trusted (Strong's 982) to hie (run) for refuge, be confident, sure, be bold, secure, hope or trust;
helped (Strong's 5828) help, succor or one who helps; (from Strong's 5826) to surround, protect, aid, help or succor (help giver in time of need);
therefore (Strong's 5921) above, over, upon or against and (Strong's 3651) to instruct or show;
greatly (Strong's 3966) wholly, speedily, diligently, good or great;
rejoiceth (Strong's 5937) to jump for joy or triumph;
song (Strong's 7892) song; (from Strong's 7891) to sing (behold by singing), strolling or to minstrel;
praises (Strong's 3034) to use (hold out hand), to revere or worship with extended hands.
Dear God is that One that prevails in your life and your Protector and Defender. So when you feel things of this world pulling you down, go directly to Him and ask Him to cover you and those you care about. Keep your mind and will with Him and be confident knowing that He is Able and will get you through. Put all your confidence and trust in Him and see how much happier and easier your life will be. See how much He helps you at all times and instructs you how to live joyfully and peacefully so you can show the world He lives in your confidence and happiness. Praise Him daily and throughout the day when good things happen and when learning through challenges.
See how those that came before you put their total faith in Him. How Noah began building the ark and just followed what dear God wanted Him to do and listened to Him even though the world thought it differently. That is what you need to do using His Wisdom in the Word in knowing how to get along in this world and always using common sense and reason in your situation.
Talk with Him and share your feelings on how He is using you. Ask that He open you up even more to do more for Him and keep a confident and happy attitude. Share your experiences with loved ones when you have a chance to tell them what He is doing in your life and how He answers your prayers.
Finally, there is no better place to be than with Him. So enjoy your time with Him. He is so happy you made it this far with Him and that you love Him and trust Him totally. He is right next to you and the One sitting on the Throne. So have confidence in Him. He truly loves you and wants the best and even better things for you.