I was on the flight to San Francisco from London and was conversing with the passenger in the next seat.
This girl was reflecting on her stay in London and spoke about London being her dream place to live. She was a student at Berkeley and was here on an internship.
My reaction to one of ‘You have got to be kidding me.’ What wouldn’t I give to live in sunny California..
And at that point, the grass is always greener on the other side realization dawned on me.
And I was also reminded of the quote
‘If the grass is greener on the other side, you can be rest assured that the water bill is also higher’
Talk about eyes being opened thanks to some pre-landing small talk. There truly are learnings everywhere.