And so it with situations in our life. We make decisions based on what we zoom into without considering other factors. We focus on what we are feeling at the moment, on an inconvenience, a let-down, a deal gone bad, a moment of bad luck, a missed opportunity, a mistake we've made, misunderstandings. We also focus on a good time, what seems to be a great opportunity, a bargain on an investment, feelings of infatuation, an exciting idea. We miss the forest for the trees. We make choices that clash with our dreams, goals, relationships, wellbeing, and our life's work.
Today is a good day to zoom out and see the interplay between what we consider good and bad, easy and difficult, hairy and barely-there. Let us not react emotionally to what is happening in the moment. Let us step back and see the whole picture. We can then see the purpose, meaning, and proportions of the elements in our life. This allows us to make choices that are congruent with our whole being and the totality of our experience. Let us zoom out and see that it all looks better that way.
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