Updated: Dec 6, 2021
Perspective is the view in which we choose to see the world, and it's mainly based on habitual patterns developed through observing others throughout our life and cemented into our actions through our habitual emotional responses.
It's easy to see a world of hate and darkness when you are looking for it. Likewise, it is just as easy to see a world of love and light. But as I believe Einstein stated, "it's the same world."
So what is the difference? The only difference is in how we choose to view this world because what we think about expands. And what expands becomes reality.
This is no easy task to flip, but it starts with being willing to shift. Then it's just a matter of giving yourself permission to learn, grow and explore. Identify when you look at something through a negative lens, then simply say to yourself, "what is good in this situation?" or "what am I being taught during this trial?", or something to shift out of the perpetual chase into the darkness.
I have heard so many times, and mostly by my innervoice, "what if I fail?' Well, I ask you, and myself this question, "what if I succeed?" Is there more life and humanity as a result of me trying, or succumbing to fear? I would be willing to bet that the payoff is way bigger if you jump.
So, let's shift our focus from a "failed it" to a "nailed it" mentality.