“Looking back makes looking forward easier” is a statement that rings true for many of us. It’s a reminder that reflecting on our past experiences can help us gain valuable insights and learn important lessons that can guide us as we move forward in life.

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When we look back, we have the opportunity to revive the good times and banish the bad. We can remember the happy moments and the people who brought joy to our lives, and let go of the negative experiences that may still be holding us back. By doing so, we can gain a renewed sense of appreciation for the present and a renewed optimism for the future.

Analysing past events to identify our mistakes is a key aspect of looking back. We all make mistakes, but it’s important to learn from them rather than dwelling on them. By looking at our past actions and decisions, we can identify patterns and behaviours that may have led to negative outcomes. By understanding these patterns, we can take steps to change them and make better choices in the future.

Learning from history is another important aspect of looking back. History is full of examples of people and societies that have succeeded and failed. By studying the past, we can learn from the successes and failures of others and apply that knowledge to our own lives. We can learn from the mistakes of the past and avoid repeating them in the future.

Building a better future, together is the ultimate goal of looking back. By looking back, we can gain a better understanding of ourselves, others, and the world around us. With this understanding, we can work together to create a better future for ourselves, our families, and our communities.

In conclusion, looking back makes looking forward easier. It allows us to revive the good times, banish the bad, analyse past events to identify our mistakes, learn from history, and build a better future, together. So, take some time to reflect on your past experiences, learn from them, and use that knowledge to create a brighter future.

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Herby Olschewski

Herby Olschewski

Been there, done that… doing it all over again!

A product of South Africa, vintage 1963. Internaut since 1982. Roaming the world from the age of 23, to date. Jack of all trades, and master of none. Techie, pilot, digital nomad. Travelling ~ living ~ working ~ anywhere.