In the desert, when the temperatures are soaring, we encounter a phenomenon that can be explained as an optical illusion caused due to the heat and the environment. We seem to see objects at a distance from us when on the road, that are really not there. For example, those who have travelled in the desert have sometimes claimed to see a water body, like an oasis, in the middle of the desert, but when they actually reached the spot where they thought they had seen an oasis, it had not been there.
One can sometimes encounter several such illusions while on the journey of life. It may seem to you that you have reached an oasis, but it may just be a trick of the mind at that moment. The way to see through the deception is to remember that the temperature is soaring high when we are under an illusion in the desert. In life, you might be going through an extraordinary low or high, where your circumstances don’t feel ‘normal’. Make it a point to step on the caution brakes every now and then to assess yourself, and your situation.