I very recently decided to pick up photography both as a hobby and as a potential additional service for my marketing agency.
I’ve been running around taking photos of anything and everything, pestering my friends with various shots to ask for advice on how to take better photos and what lens I should invest in for a robust photography kit.
As I began to see snapshots of my life through the camera lens, I saw that different lens captured slightly different versions of the same thing, in different tones, contrasts, colour hues, etc.
I suddenly had a very cheesy, yet positive and uplifting thought.
Life is beautiful, it really just depends on what lens you choose to use.
The same event can mean happiness or worry for different people. We all know one person who is super positive regardless of what happens they manage to find something good about the situation; and the other, who always feels like the sky is falling (and not just falling, but very probable to land directly on top of them. Just them.)
So, sift through your thoughts today as you journey on through your day and notice how you are reacting to situations. Does an event really warrant you to be worried for the whole day? Do you really need to be stressed out about the job next week (it’s happening next week! Not in the next minute!)
You experience what you LET yourself experience, so change your perspective and don’t try to change the situation and you will see how easy it is to find happiness.