Ignored Warnings

*originally published 9/9/19 on jeffjucha.com

A life-shaking moment will happen soon, and you won’t see it coming.

But you can see the warnings while you’re driving.

Leaving my apartment involves descending a steep driveway to the main road where a stop sign looks you and in all caps, asks you to stop. I remember the time before the stop sign existed there. Most of us slowed down, but a stop was rare.

But near-collisions were not.

Stop signs are not “request signs” or “command signs.” They’re warning signs. The reason for my stop sign is the steep grades and blind curves to the right and left. Drivers take the turns at 35-50mph depending on the driver’s age and how much coffee they had that morning. You won’t see them coming. You’ll only know when they’ve arrived.

But others have seen them pass.

So, the powers that be installed the stop sign to change that. It was for our protection and our own good.

So nowadays, most of us slow down, and a stop is rare.

Signs are useless when we ignore them.

“Your cholesterol is elevated again this year.”

“You should wear your seatbelt.”

“Stop here for a minute.”

“Dogs growl.”

The types of warnings are not consequential. The fact they exist is, and that should prompt you to alter or correct course before it does.

Even if it’s a blog post, prompting you to pay attention.

POPULAR POSTS

There are no Silver Bullets.

There are no Silver Bullets. Only Golden BBS. What I mean is that people hire trainers because they want their problems solved. They want a

You Can’t Get Abs

From doing one sit-up. You have to get reps in. Over many months. Possibly years. And if you want to really see them, you’ll start

SCHEDULE YOUR FREE INTRO

Talk with a coach about your goals. Get the plan to achieve them.

FILL OUT THE FORM TO GET STARTED

Take the first step towards getting the results you want!