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Growing up, everyone always used the term “hindsight is 20/20,” to which I truly had no understanding about. I had a general grasp of the term, although I had yet to apply it. Life works that way sometimes, a concept is understood generally speaking, but it isn’t until that concept is applied in some way, that it truly comes to life.
Let’s delve a little deeper into this “clear hindsight theory,” shall we?
Throughout life we make choices that “seem” like they are the best choice to our minds, our hearts, and our souls. For example, you met someone new, hit it off, went on a couple dates, and then she/he wanted to take it a step farther, that scary “c” word, comes to mind…. COMMITMENT. When faced with this decision to enter into a committed relationship, did we ask ourselves all the crucial questions involved in this life decision? Or did we just “go with the flow?” Continue reading
It is at certain intervals of life that we tend to take a step back an assess our progress. Sometimes during the reflection process we come across different realizations; choices we have made that have put us on the track to where we are today. Whilst shuffling through these past accomplishments and failures, we can’t help but compare our past triumphs and losses to where we are in this very moment. Continue reading
When you approach someone you interact with throughout the day, and ask them, “how are you today?” Most of them will respond with the traditional, “good,” “alright,” “super!” (sarcasm is usually included in that one) There are few people I have come to interact with that can tell me that they are “wonderful” with genuine honesty reflecting in their eyes. I’m sure that when any of us are asked, “how are you today?” We run scenarios through our heads; “well my car is not running the best, I’m low on money, I feel like I’m coming down with a cold, a loved one is in the hospital etc.” We instantly search our vast, beautiful minds for something positive, yet we rarely come back to the question with that positivity beaming forth from our faces. Continue reading