You can view life for what it really is or what you pretend it to be, but reality keeps going no matter what you do. In our everyday practice of conscious living we continuously alternate between at least two realities: material/spiritual, subjective/objective, seen/unseen, and inner/outer.
In order to mature in your perception of reality, you must be open to change, understand your limitations, embrace otherness, and be willing to encounter the unknown. If you are satisfied with what you have and like in your reality, then strive to maintain it. Otherwise, take action and change the reality of the situations that don’t appease you.