Work and life aren’t opposing forces to balance; they go hand-in-hand and are intertwined as different elements of the same person: you. – Melissa Steginus
If living through a global pandemic has taught me anything over the last 18 months, it’s that no matter how hard you try, you can’t plan everything. In fact, I’ve learned to get comfortable with uncertainty – the unknown.
In a sense, it feels like the world has been put on pause for the last 18 months, and the rise in self-care culture has taught us to enjoy the slower moments in life. When you’re stressed and worried, going inward has been proven to be the answer.
Initially, this was a little difficult for me, even though I consider myself easy-going. I relied heavily on my daily to-do lists, short-term goals and detailed plans for the future. However, as time passed, I realized the importance of balancing both going with the flow, and planning things out. There’s something freeing about being open to the possibilities of the wonderful unknown while also making necessary moves towards future goals.
Which category do you find yourself fitting into? Do you find comfort in planning out every detail? Do you enjoy the spontaneity of going with the flow? Or do you sit somewhere in between the two?Read More