I don’t know about you, but not knowing scares me. I try not to let it, but it does.
And when I get scared because I don’t know what’s next, I make rash decisions to get to a place of knowing. But those rash decisions are using bad decisions and I end up not knowing and righting the bad decision to boot. Can you relate?
One of the best things to help me come to terms with not knowing is spending time alone. There’s something to be said to spending time alone with your thoughts. It wasn’t easy at first because I didn’t know how to spend time alone. Once I moved past my need to live inside my crazy mind and just allowed things to slow down, the ideas and creative solutions seem to work their way in.
Once I moved past my need to live inside my crazy mind and just allowed things to slow down, the ideas and creative solutions seem to work their way in. I learned (after a lot of practice) to be okay with not knowing. I also learned to trust the fact that if I don’t rush into trying to figure out what’s next, that an answer usually makes itself known sooner or later.
It’s okay not to know what’s next. Don’t rush it, sometimes the lesson comes from just slowing the heck down.