Skip to content

“Around the Corner”

October 15, 2012

Sing along, “Around the corner, something’s coming, something good….. I don’t what it is but it is gonna be great.” West Side Story

A cyclist is taught several techniques for going around sharp curves and hairpin turns to maximize speed and safety. One of these techniques is where you look. If you look down, which is the natural tendency, your balance is compromised and therefore you may fall. The cyclist is taught to look about fifteen feet ahead. The body will follow what the eyes see and balance itself.

There is a lesson from this technique for all of us in our everyday lives . If you are always looking down, you will only see where you are and this could cause you to stay where you are. If you always look at least a little bit ahead, you can stay balanced and continue to move forward towards realizing your dreams and goals. If you are not looking forward now, you will be looking back later.

“A lesson from a bicycle: one can only maintain balance by moving forward.” – Albert Einstein

“Our thoughts create our reality — where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go.” – Peter McWilliams

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road. . . . unless you fail to make the turn.” — Unknown

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: