There’s still a possibility to find comfort in so much that is unknown around us because we know that most people are probably in a similar spot too. If you need a reminder of that, check out this article in the New York Times by Melissa Klein about that awkward in-between state many people are finding themselves in right now. I say lean into it; can’t get out, so why not lean in, right?
Have you ever wanted to learn something from a really large company, maybe attend one of their cool conferences or see someone speak, but it just wasn’t going to work out for you? There could have been countless barriers in the way, from bad timing to ticket prices. In a lot of cases, there are incredible events happening around the world and for one reason or another, people cannot access them.
It’s hard to re-adjust to the end goal without knowing exactly what that end looks like; it’s also difficult to rearrange expectations when the status quo suddenly begins to change. All of it involves a bit of extra... flexibility. Here’s what I mean.
With work, politics, and even stress a whole lot harder to escape from these days, it seems like we need to build our own. In a time that people are searching for change and looking to make space for a bit more relaxation, now seems like a good time. I’ve personally been getting caught in a rut with both my work and my personal creativity lately— I’m hoping for something to shake things up even a little bit. ‘Tis the season as they say.