Have you ever wondered why some people facing the same difficult situations respond differently? Have you ever seen people who are apparently successful, being unhappy to the point of suicide? These scenarios are so common and it is related to where we place our focus.
It is said, ‘where focus goes, energy flows’. – Tony Robbins.
The energy acts on our focus and gives rise to the corresponding outcome.
We might have heard about the glass half-full and glass half-empty analogy. It is said that when a glass has water in it up to the half-way mark, it can be described as stated above.
When one’s focus is on the emptiness of the glass, it is described as a glass half-empty and such people are referred to as having a pessimistic view and when one’s focus is on the fullness of the glass, they would describe it as a glass half full and such people are described as having an optimistic view.
The pessimistic view looks down at the emptiness, the loss, the...