“I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I fall in.
I am lost… I am helpless.
It isn’t my fault.
It takes forever to find a way out.

I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I pretend I don’t see it.
I fall in again.
I can’t believe I am in the same place.
But, it isn’t my fault.
It still takes me a long time to get out.

I walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I see it is there.
I still fall in. It’s a habit.
My eyes are open.
I know where I am.
It is my fault. I get out immediately.

walk down the same street.
There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
I walk around it.

I walk down another street.”

-Portia Nelson

In the journey of self discovery, never forget who you are, where you are and where you see yourself:

Never lose sight of your goals.

Acknowledge your achievements.

Stay positive.

Don’t blame others for mistakes you’ve made.

And finally, remember that your mind is a terrible thing to waste. Once its gone,  so are you…though the hole in the sidewalk.

 

CIAO

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