EP107 Choose a Different Lens to See the World Through
In this episode, we evaluate what lens we choose to see the world through & how to change our lens to change our perspective.
KC: Welcome to The Business of Life Podcast! My name is Keith Callahan, your host! And today I want to talk to you about a movie that I just saw called Milton’s Secret and a little thing that I learned within that movie.
But first I just want to say that man, I love my job. I really do. So the way that I go about recording these podcasts is – so I get up first thing in the morning, make my coffee and then I sit at my altar. I have an altar at home and I get into a meditation prayer space and for me, it’s just like – it’s like getting into that connection with the divine, with the universal, with that – just loving flow from this planet.
So yeah, that’s how I spend my morning. That’s how I get up in the morning and then the way that these podcasts are put together is they come to me during that meditation time. So the first 15 or 20 minutes or maybe a little less first, like 10 minutes, just focused on either my breath or visualization or something like that and then I kind of relax from that and let the – I listen to my thoughts and I’ve listened for information on what I should podcast about and today was a cool morning. Nothing came right away and I just got to sit. I got to sit and I got to wait and just have patience and then I record two podcasts in the morning right now, just sort of getting ahead of the game.
And yeah, these two topics came to me. So right now, you’re going to get one of them and then I will finish recording that one and I will record another one. But yeah, the movie I just saw, Milton’s Secret, and basically the premise of this movie, it’s a coming of age movie about a boy. He’s probably like 11 or 12 years old, maybe 13 years old, and he’s getting picked on and stuff like that. But he has this philosophy that we all live on our different planets and he says that his mother lives in Planet Future. She’s always – like she’s never present because she’s always thinking about how life is going to be better when this happens and when that happens and all these different things. He talks about how his dad lives on Planet Past where they’ve got some reality and they’ve got some things that they have to face.
But his dad is still thinking about the good times. They have some financial troubles right now and his dad is still thinking about when they didn’t have any troubles and what life was like then and really acting as if they’re in that situation and then he’s just filled with fear and he talks about how he lives on Planet Fear.
So anyways, he goes through all these different scenarios. But a piece that really stuck to me is that – the piece that stuck with me is we have these lenses that we see the world through, literally each one of us. We have these lenses that we see the world through and it – everything – when you look at the world through those lenses, whatever the lenses are that you’re looking at it through becomes your reality.
So literally, even though we’re on the same physical planet, you and I live on different planets. We see everything through a different set of lenses. Now one of the things that Milton went through and his grandfather comes in and his grandfather is sort of this – I won’t say enlightened Buddha. But he’s on a path to enlightenment, trying to live in the present moment.
And Milton says that he’s ready to move out of Planet Fear. So he lets go of that. He lets go of that set of lenses. I was just really thinking about that for each one of us. Like, what planet – like what’s your dominant – what are your dominant thoughts, your dominant traits, your dominant reactions? Like, how do you see the world? Like, what’s your set of lenses that you’re looking through the world and what would you like it to be?
And it’s wild. We really have a choice in that matter. We have a choice to literally change the planet that we live on. Are you living on Planet Fear? Are you living on Planet Anger? Are you living on Planet Busy and Frantic? What if you live on Planet Beauty, where all you saw was the beauty in this planet?
So think about it like that. What planet are you currently living on and what planet would you like to live on? And then check out that movie. Check out the movie Milton’s Secret if you haven’t seen it yet.
All right. Have a beautiful, beautiful day. Catch you on the next episode. Peace!
KC: Hey, Keith here, and today I have a free gift for you. Listen this free gift is a list of the 12 most influential books that I’ve ever read. These are the books that have helped me to create the mindset, learn the philosophies, learn the skills to really create this big, beautiful, life that we’re living now.
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KC: Today’s episode is brought to you by our sister podcast, All About Beachbody Coaching. So All About Beachbody Coaching really allows us to do this podcast without having all those annoying commercials in the beginning for you. So All About Beachbody Coaching, the Beachbody business that Amy and I run, actually funds this podcast.
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