“Don’t sweat the small stuff…and it’s all small stuff.” ~ Richard Carlson
Do you ever stop and look at the immensity of the sky or the sea; do you ever stop and look at the stars, into infinity?
I do this very often and what I love the most is to look at the Moon. I love the Moon, there is something so powerful about it from my own perspective, and to be able to see the Moon from our planet and to know that people can go on the Moon and observe planet Earth from there is just fascinating to me.
Stop Sweating The Small Stuff
Can you imagine yourself on the Moon looking down on Earth? Just writing about this gives me shivers. Why am I talking about the Moon, about the stars, the ocean, you may ask? Well, you see, when you look at these things, you realize how much we stress about the little things and you realize what really matters in life.
Looking down on Earth from the Moon, you realize that there is no need to fight with your spouse, there is no need to hate your fellow humans, there is no need for wars, for we are all in this together, and I often hear Wayne Dyer use this quote that I feel it resonates with what I am talking about,
“When you live on a round planet, there is no choosing sides.”
Whenever you feel like things are getting too complicated and whenever you feel like you can’t take it anymore, why not just take a break and look into the sky, look at the sea, at the stars, and if none of these is an option, just find a quiet place and close your eyes for a minute or two.
See yourself walking on the beach and looking at the immensity of the ocean, or see yourself at night lying in a hammock and looking at the stars. By doing so you will be able to see the big picture, and you will be able to detach from your own frustrations and your own pain.
It’s that simple. We are not separate and we are not in this world to inflict pain and suffering on to each other, but rather we are here to learn to live in harmony and create beautiful things together, not to destroy them.
“No tree has branches so foolish as to fight amongst themselves.” ~ Native American saying