Is Life All About Perception

Is Life All About Perception

by Adam Goodwin | 2013 | Posted: November 18, 2013 | Last Updated: November 18, 2013

Perception is Reality

During a recent trip to Liverpool, England, I came across this piece of art (see photo below).  It made reflect on the saying, ‘perception is reality.’

If you look at the photo, for some, the sun is hitting their backs.  For others, the sun is in their face.  For others, they are bending too low and/or are in another person’s shawdow and get no/little sunlight.  Therefore, based on where one is standing, it is either a sunny past, a bright future, or a dark present.

By taking a simple step to the side or forward, one can get a completely different perspective on the brightness and sunniness of the day.

A Call To Action

Where is the sun shining on your perspective?  How can we learn each and every day to continue building a more accurate perspective of the world we live in?

The Picture

The picture referred to in this blog post:

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These are one person’s thoughts and opinions.  I welcome and strive to get your feedback and own thoughts. Feel free to comment below or connect with me via social media.

Adam Goodwin is a Canadian working in the United Kingdom, and is a proud shameless idealist. His parents currently work in Cairo, Egypt. He has siblings and distant family in Canada and around the rainbow nation’s only home. Follow his year+ overseas on Twitter (@adam13goodwin) and on this blog.


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