Perspective

In my previous blog posts I wrote about positivity and the ability to be realistic but this time I’d like to concentrate in the power of perspective because by adjusting how we perceive different things, we are able to transform a negative into a positive and therefore manage to feel happy despite any situation.

My coworkers often poke fun at me because according to them everything is all “rainbows and unicorns” in my life! Ha, definitely far from the truth but why should they know?  Why shouldn’t I try to be as happy as possible when I’m at work (and everywhere else)? I have a great job that pays well and gives me the means to live a great life, awesome coworkers, the best boss ever, and so much room for growth!

“Happiness is not the absence of problems it’s the ability to deal with them.”

Like everyone else, I have problems and go through personal hardships but I chose not to let those affect how I perceive everything else. Instead I try to look at all the blessings in my life and how those things will keep me going through the toughest times.

I’m a bit hesitant to share the following link because I realize that a lot of problems are not easily fixed and in no way would I want to diminish what anyone else is going through, but I still think this is good advice and agree that a huge part of dealing with problems is placing them in the right perspective. 13 Common Life Problems and How to Fix Them

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