When we look back on a past situation, things just seem so clear. We start to see the patterns we ignored. The warnings we dismissed. The opportunities we were blind to. The saying “hindsight is 20/20” is probably one of the truest statements I’ve ever heard. When I hear it, I often wonder how we can use hindsight to predict what can happen next. If hindsight is so clear, how is it that we will find ourselves in the same situation over and over and over again?
As you start noticing those familiar patterns: in relationships, in fitness, at work or school, or at home, remind yourself how the situation ended the last time and be proactive to not allow history to repeat itself. Show me the past and I’ll tell you the future.
Let this be your guiding force as you start a new week.