Foresight or hindsight? What's YOUR 2020 Vision?

We are nearing the holidays and the year's end. I'm looking forward to time with my extended blended family and just allowing this season to settle in - mostly because I didn't really see it coming!

What are you looking forward to most as this year draws to a close? Are you looking forward to saying farewell to the last 12 months, or are you ready to gear up and grow into the dawn of a new decade? The good news is that no matter where you've been, you are entirely in charge of where you are going!   

What's Your Story? Your Vision Holds the Key 

What does the expression hindsight is 20/20 mean? This saying says that "it's easy to know the right thing to do after something has happened, but it's hard to predict the future."  I don't agree. We are in control of how we think and so many of the corresponding results. If you're paying attention, in a state of awareness, you will witness the connection. We create our reality from the inside out. 

One of the most powerful and magical truths you'll want to take with you in 2020, is knowing that you are in control of how you think. You are also blessed with six higher mental faculties:  imagination, intuition, will, perception, memory, and reason.

If you spend more time in your imagination than your current reality, you can create the life you imagine for this next year from foresight, rather than look back at it wishing you had, in hindsight.

Foresight is 2020

If you would like to ensure that foresight is YOUR 2020 Vision, register in advance for my next mentorship class: Your 2020 Vision Webclass 

When: Monday, January 6th, 2020
Time: 9 am PST | 12 pm EST | 5 pm GMT

We'll ask and answer the 7 Key Vision Questions that will set your sights forward and create your 2020 Vision Action Plan!  

  1. What goal do you want to accomplish? (you don’t need to know how). 
  2. When do you want to accomplish this goal? (choose a definite date).
  3. What does the picture of the goal look like? (imagine it in living color).
  4. How does it feel now that you’ve accomplished the goal? (in the present tense).
  5. What actions will you take every day to accomplish the goal? 
  6. What habits must you change to become the person who has accomplished the goal?  
  7. What clear intention must guide you to make the changes in your thinking, your emotions, and take the massive action steps required to achieve your goal? 

Register here for Your 2020 Vision Webclass

We'll get very clear on where you're going in this brand new year of opportunity, prosperity, and ACTION. I'll help you bridge the gap from where you are now to who and where you aspire to be. What's your story? Your VISION holds the key. Let's unlock the possibilities together.

Please submit any questions in advance to [email protected]

Things you can control

I read this list recently written by Ruben Chavez, and am sharing it with you below. Here are examples of 26 things that you can control. The goal is to use foresight, seeing in advance, and not allowing your circumstances to control your thinking.  This way, you are living from the inside out, not the other way around.

Focus on what you can control. Choosing to focus on anything else will either stop you in your tracks or significantly slow you down.

Things you can control  

1. Your beliefs

2. Your attitude

3. Your thoughts

4. Your perspective

5. How honest you are

6. Who your friends are

7. What books you read

8. How often you exercise

9. The type of food you eat

10. How many risks you take

11. How you interpret situations

12. How kind you are to others

13. How kind you are to yourself

14. How often you say ‘I love you’

15. How often you say ‘thank you’

16. How you express your feelings

17.Whether or not you ask for help

18. How often you practice gratitude

19. How many times you smile today

20. The amount of effort you put forth

21. How you spend/invest your money

22. How much time you spend worrying

23. How often you think about your past

24. Whether or not you judge other people

25. Whether or not you try again after a setback

26. How much you appreciate the things you have.   


Don't forget to register in advance for Your 2020 Vision Webclass 

When:  Monday, January 6th, 2020

Time:  5 pm (GMT) | 12 pm noon (EST) | 9 am (PST)


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See you soon,

With love and gratitude,



Carolyn Flower

INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR SUCCESS EXPERT & MENTOR • PUBLISHER • AUTHOR | CEO at Carolyn Flower International | President at Oxygen Publishing House Inc. 

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