Absolutely this! Getting a general idea and letting it evolve is key. Your life will not turn out exactly as you “planned” one, two, much less five or ten years.
10yrs ago, I tried to plan out the rest of my life. Today, I’ve dropped the habit. Life is more gardening than cathedral building. I bit of tenderness here, a bit of pruning there. Working based on changing weather conditions, and only having a rough idea what tomorrow brings.
From the archives. The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2 (1,350 mph). Taken from RAF Tornado fighter jet, which only rendezvoused with Concorde for 4 minutes over Irish Sea: Tornado was rapidly running out of fuel, struggling to keep up with Concorde at Mach 2 pic.twitter.com/qklrxRFH4g
The year of letting myself go quantified by the daily GPA for 5 metrics (Sleep, Diet, Activity, Exercise, Meditation). Gotta track bad times as well as good for data to be meaningful. #health #quantifiedself #qs