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Diving in takes discernment — do you know how to swim?

Help yourself up, set a ladder out before you go in.

Photo by Erwan Hesry on Unsplash

Glide. Soar. Sail through your self.
Decide your seas, choose your winds.

What are you ready for?
What can you handle?
What is there to know?

Baby steps are sweet.
Diving in takes discernment — 
do you know how to swim?

It’s advisable to learn…
It’s lovely to learn.

Focus.
Set intentions.
Chart a course.

Navigate your wisdom.
Find your channel.
Pull in your sails, let them out.

Learn. Take your time.
Jump in, climb out — 
Prepare. Set yourself a ladder before you go.

Offer your future self a helping hand and take a dip together.

Dive. Soar. Sail.

Originally published at journal.thriveglobal.com

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