Back on Track?
Ask Nana, “Should I get back on track?”
Perhaps you have heard the expression, back on track. What do you think about when someone says that to you?
For example, “Why don’t you get back on track? You were doing so well!”
In fact, does it make any sense at all to you? I heard one person say that they were going to get back on track with their training program. Why, on earth, would anybody go back?
Here is a Nana fact! When you look back, you are weak. When you look forward, you are strong.
Why would you go back to a routine that didn’t work? How do I know it didn’t work? Because you got off track!
My suggestion is to go to a new station. Get on a new track. Stick to it!
What is common sense to Nana is not necessarily common sense to others. In this case, it makes sense to me that the only place to do personal grooming is in the privacy of a restroom. Some people were not brought up with my mother in Boston Proper when white gloves were still the norm and blue jeans were never worn.
I am certainly not making any medical claims; it seems like common sense that if you set out to do something and it didn’t work that you would try something new. As Einstein said, “Doing something over and over and expecting different results is the definition of insanity.”
Rules, Regulations and Respect
My mom was all about rules, regulations and respect. When I was a kid we had Erma Bombeck and Ann Landers, each of whom had a column in the daily newspaper. All kinds of questions were asked. There are no bad questions. Only those questions that have not been asked. Please keep this in mind as you submit your questions to Nana. You can ASK anything!
You can submit your questions to me at Nana@empoweringzone.com
Simple solution to an age-old problem.