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Becoming Comfortable With the Unknown ~Turning Over a New Leaf

As I go through the process of looking for a new career, I am faced with uneasiness, sometimes full on anxiety.  I wonder: Where do I even begin? What exactly do I want to do?  When will I find another career? 

My type A, strategic, organized brain wants an answer!  NOW! Part of me wants the discomfort to go away.  It feels extremely uncomfortable not knowing what I’m going to do next.  I actively resist the urge to create an answer in order to satisfy my NEED to know.  I choose to keep my heart and mind open to what is possible.  Trusting, having faith that it will all work out.  “Change your thinking, change your life.” I must practice what I “preach”. 

I would not have been able to perceive my situation with this new insight a year ago.  In fact, I tried and gave up.  It has been a learning process to trust the beauty of the unknown.  One small step at a time.  Each time I choose faith and honor my inner wisdom, the results are even more amazing than I imagined possible at the onset of my change.

So, by changing my thought process that "needs" a clear and immediate answer to an allowing process that lets life unfold, I have found deeper fulfillment from life.  Right now I’m in the middle of the discomfort but because of past experiences, I KNOW that something amazing awaits me on the other side.  I remind myself to be patient…