Finally, Help For The Directionally Impaired

When I say I have no sense of direction, I am not exaggerating. I mean NO sense of direction. It’s like a mental disability.

I get lost constantly.  For me, getting there is never half the fun. It’s a serious intellectual challenge. It’s a great irony that I love to travel.

I’m notorious for dragging my family on long walks in the wrong direction. When I pull into a gas station on an unfamiliar route, I have to tell myself out loud whether I will need to turn left or right on exiting to continue on the same path.

When I’m walking in an unfamiliar area, I have to turn around frequently to imprint the scene on my mind so that I’ll recognize it on my return.

I’m beyond being embarrassed about it. But I rarely ask directions because I usually can’t follow them.

The GPS I got for Christmas is helping enormously, although the word I hear most often is “recalculating” because I so often head the wrong way despite its directions. 

That is why I am going to get this new book titled “Never Get Lost Again: The Complete Guide to Improving Your Sense of Direction” I’m really quite excited about the idea that there’s help for this condition.

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