We often get trapped in the trees

We often get trapped in the trees, and lose sight of the forest. The bigger picture, or perspective is freeing. It puts things in perspective. It allows us to take a deep breath and observe the whole situation. Feeling overwhelmed does the opposite. It makes us feel like we are trapped in a small corner with no way out. The bigger picture gives us room to look around and assess the situation more clearly. Sometimes not acting is the best method. Waiting until we have a clear way to act to help the situation is often the wisest thing to do. Perspective on an overwhelming situation allows us to be in more harmony with the universe. Actually what feels like an overwhelming situation in the scope of the whole universe is smaller than a spec, and doesn’t even record on the graph of nearly infinite time