2020, or 20/20 is about seeing more clearly. Perfect vision as they would say. A lot of us see more clearly in hindsight, rather than in the moment. Sometimes our vision is blurred or blinded by strong emotions, heightened feelings, and/or the circumstances of that moment.
In the following year (or decade), perhaps clarity can come in the moment. We take a moment to step back. Take a breath. Re-read the situation and assess it for what it really is. Read the room and the emotions surrounding it. Is the other person(s) saying something out of emotion or factual circumstances? Would reacting now cause more damage? Sometimes even counting to 3 in your head, can allow enough of a moment to bring calmness, a reality check, and/or the moment we need to respond in a manner that is respectable and more in tune with who we are or who we are working on being.
Clarity isn’t just about the moment, it’s about looking down the runway too. Taking in our surroundings. Is this what we had hoped for? Where we really want to be?
If the answer is “no” or even if you’re not sure…some evaluation may be needed. Why would we work so hard to be somewhere we hadn’t wanted or would prefer to escape?
Let this new clarity work for you. Don’t let hindsight be your own sense of perfect vision. I know I would much prefer to take it one step at a time, and not slip and go the wrong way.
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