Are you having a rough day, week, month, or year? Take a second to consider these facts:
Fun Fact Alert #1
You could fit 960,000 Earth’s inside the Sun. So if the Earth was the size of a golf ball you would be able to fill a school bus with golf balls to equal the number of Earth’s you would need to fill the Sun.
Are you feeling better yet? Are your problems starting to shrink?
Fun Fact Alert #2
Canis Majoris is 3,900 light years away (whatever that means) and is the largest star known in the Milky Way. If the Earth were the size of a golf ball, Canis Majoris would be the height of Mount Everest, which is the highest point on our planet. You can fit 7 quadrillion (Whatever that means) Earth’s inside Canis Majoris.
When I heard these fun facts I instantly felt small. It puts life into perspective. Is my daughter skipping a nap or that one guy/girl at work, you know who you are, really that significant to affect my entire day, week, or month?
Often a heavy dose of perspective is what we need when we are feeling down on ourselves or having a rough time in our life. Remember your suffering doesn’t just affect you. If I could give you any advice to shift your mindset it would be to find ways to gain perspective in your life. If you need an instant boost, go outside and try to see Canis Majoris. Just make sure that you don’t look into the sun.