“I cried because I had no shoes, until I saw a man who had no feet.” ~Ancient Proverb
Have you ever been around one of those people who is an eternal optimist? The kind of person who, after you have just vented to them about some rotten thing that has happened to you, comes up with a reason that it’s really a good thing?
Isn’t it irritating? 😉
Actually, it’s all about perspective. What that eternal optimist knows is that “good” or “bad” depends on how you look at it.
The Law of Relativity states that any given circumstance is neither good nor bad, it just is. Good or bad is a meaning that we attach to the circumstance, based on our thoughts.
And we can change our thoughts…
No matter how bad our circumstances may be, we can always find someone who has things worse than we do. Understanding that it could always be worse can help us to remain grateful in hard times. The more frequently we practice gratitude for the things we have, the happier we are. The Law of Relativity, however, is about more than just putting a positive spin on our hard times. The power in the Law of Relativity comes as we begin to see our setbacks as blessings.
Watch what happens when a girl who was told to never say “can’t” takes that advice to heart…
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