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No, really. You're wrong... At least this Thursday.

Actually, my friend Hayden.. WAIT... this is an important but totally unrelated sidenote :

Things I Wish I Had Been Told: Proprioception

On Huan M. Nguyen

This is one of those things that I don't think anybody is explicitly taught.

Proprioception is, to put it concisely, body awareness. It's how you can touch your nose with closed eyes.

The better your sense of body awareness, the more accurately you perceive your limbs in relation to each other.

This is also what is used when you walk without looking at your feet or the ground, which is exactly what I did for nearly eighteen years.

I used to walk slouched over as a kid. Throughout childhood and then up to recently, this was also an external signal of poor confidence. Only in the last couple years has my posture gotten better.

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