Updated: Mar 26, 2022
As a coach, one of the most rewarding parts of my job is helping people see things from a different perspective. That is sometimes harder than it sounds, however, because people only see what they want to see. Perception is reality, and reality is very personal.
There is no way we can force someone else to see things from our point of view. A person’s perception is carefully colored by their personal experiences. Those experiences make them who they are and give them a unique perspective on the world. That perspective is their truth – whether it resonates with you or not– and needs to be acknowledged as such.
In life, you must learn to change the things you can, and accept the things you can’t. There’s no use in trying to change someone’s viewpoint because it is something of their own creation. Reality is always relative to the person perceiving it.
Save your energy the next time you feel the need to disagree with someone’s perception. After all, it is their reality you are challenging. The sooner that you can accept that other people will view the world and certain circumstances differently, the sooner you can head-off a potential conflict. Acceptance is the name of the game.
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