180 degree reversal: changing your mind?


u-turnDaily prompt: Tell us about a time you did a 180 — changed your views on something, reversed a decision, or acted in a way you ordinarily don’t

I thought about this for a while. I actually almost didn’t write it. I asked family, and still I sat and wondered what to write.

Why?

Because I do what I say I am going to do.

That means that I haven’t had a reversal of decision, that I can think of at all. I am a focused determined person and when I set a goal I know that I will achieve it. 

How can I be so certain?

Often people get consumed by the bigger picture, their goal is too big, they cannot see ho on earth they will achieve it. I often do not focus on the grand goal at all. I make a plan, decide on the steps needed in order to achieve that goal, then focus on the steps. 

In order to help me, I sometimes document the successes along the way. I used to have a note book, and now I use the blog. In this way I documented the progress I made following the head injury after my cycling accident. I did this because my memory was affected and I needed proof that I was getting better, so I wrote it down. It got a huge following at the time. 

I also did it when I had the knee operation last November. Again, I needed to see the progress, and be able to look back over it and reflect on the steps I had made. 

I am confident that I can achieve whatever I want to achieve. I have proved that to myself more than once in my life. 🙂

2 Comments on “180 degree reversal: changing your mind?

  1. Pingback: Daily Prompt: 180 Degrees | Joe's Musings

  2. Well … I guess I should make a plan – instead of just lurching towards the end result … well said!

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