In the face of certainty we, paradoxically feel we have the license to act when in fact, it is in the face of uncertainty - we are the most free.
It is an evolutionary advantage to worry. It is an evolutionary advantage to worry. Because when we worry, our body physiologically becomes in a state of survival - which in turn heightens our awareness and likelihood of survival. But here's another truth:
It has been an interesting social experiment functioning in the new paradigm of "stay at home" orders and "social distancing". For the longest time, I was having difficulty honing in on what exactly felt so "off" about the new paradigm. But in recent days, it has become a bit more clear.
I am not a positive person, never have been. But I have always been an optimist, because I have always thought - the alternatives are simply uninteresting.
Next time you are face to face with hardship. Ask it a question: What face are you showing me today.
We are neither the uncertainty that comes from the darkness nor the certainty that comes from the light. We are the harbingers of the possible.
I can almost guarantee that in any given day, you're experiencing everything from mundane to ridiculous; which begs the question...
Perhaps this feeling is not trying to pull you back to your past, but pull you into a future you internally want to see manifest. Something you may not have had the courage to do in the past but something you are ready to embody or 'be' now.
Why is one of the most pressing questions we can come to ask ourselves. It speaks to our curiosity whilst promoting our sense of self. But why is not a simple endeavor by any stretch of the imagination. It is simply the beginning. A beginning that often finds us at a tipping point. And perhaps the current times is a tipping point, a point that has brought our state of mental health into question.