Big picture, or overview effect. That’s what helps you to overcome obstacles that are in front of you. You know _why_ you’re doing it because you saw it all with distance.
A side effect of zooming out: You get another perspective. For example, when you’re in space you see the Earth in context, from another angle. Then you may wonder: How was I not able to see that us humans are already riding in space?
Our planet has been surfing the outer space since its creation, and you were wondering when you’ll ever be part of human spaceflight?
You’ve been traveling space since you were born, and this Spaceship Earth has been having a fun ride since over 4.5 billion years.
If you want the big picture, get an overview:
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