The only thing constant in life is change.
Uncertainty is the cause of much suffering.
And yet, uncertainty is here to stay, we will never be certain of everything and nor would we want to be.
For me, as a professional worrier, the only way to combat uncertainty is to change my approach to it. (It’s not what happens to you, it’s what you do about it)
This article, from Think Simple Now, lays out 4 simple approaches to combat the pain and terror of uncertainty through reframing.
My favourite? Way 3.
3. Rethink Risks
When we start something new, there are so many things we are uncertain about.
It was helpful for me to reframe these moments of uncertainty and the outcomes of these new actions as learning opportunities.
By taking small risks, we move out of our comfort zone and into the learning zone.
We can reframe outcomes that did not go as planned not as mistakes but as good ways to get feedback and learn something new.
Read the full article here.