Looking Back & Moving Forward!

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We move in a very fast world anymore and stopping to to review is not only smart but part of navigating, in this case our life.  In sailing navigation we are taught to determine where we are going by looking back on where we have been.  It is called “Dead Reckoning”. It is a sober sounding term, yet is an important step for navigators. 🙂  This article is valuable for its content, however, it also important as a sample for a personal navigation process.  Check this out:

16 Nuggets of Wisdom I Would Tell My 16-Year-Old Younger Self

I recently read an interesting article on a friend’s Facebook Wall that inspired me to create a similar post: 16 nuggets of wisdom I would tell my 16-year-old younger self. Here goes.

16. Technology is not always the answer – The true essence of life lies outside of our apps and computer screens and smartphones. While it may be hypocritical of me to say so from my little computer screen, knowing when to turn off and log out can mean the difference between burning out your retinas on the next level of Candy Crush and meeting an actual crush. Or someone close.

15. There is always room for Jell-O – Moderate and conscious eating is a healthy path toward a wholesome life. But setting up a rigid diet that excludes the bountiful and beautiful array that is – danish, cake, Jell-O, a freakin’ cupcake – is never the answer. Think healthy, but behave human. It’s ok.

See #14 through #1 Click Here

Thank you to Aleks S. – IDBcompass1!


1 Comment to Looking Back & Moving Forward!

  1. breathingbalance

    From Grandpa Nochisaki: “Nana korobi, ya oki”
    Literally: Seven falls, eight getting up
    Meaning: Fall down seven times, get up eight times. An encouragement to persevere (ganbaru)
    Notes: From the verbs korobu and okiru respectively

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