"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it"
I see life sometimes as a math function. But, when you strip it down, all it really means is that you have an input, then that input gets changed into something else by the function,which produces an output. Not as complicated as you remember it being in high school algebra, is it?
Well, as it pertains to life, everything you experience is the input. Then your life experience, genetic predispositions, and other voluntary factors serve as the function that alters that input, and your left with your output, which is basically how your perceive it.
The quote, “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it”, shows just how powerful that function is. In fact, it argues that only 10% of the input is retained, and the function is responsible for 90% of the result. That’s where positivity comes in. When you make positivity, gratitude, and empathy default characteristics in your life, they influence the function that runs subconsciously, altering all inputs into a more positive, grateful, and empathetic interpretation.
The power we possess to choose or reality is incredible, and if we do the work through meditation, practicing consistent gratitude, and gaining self awareness, we can perceive a much more positive life.
I mean, life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it, and it’s your move to make that 90% right!