I stand with feet shoulder-width apart, attempting to slow my breath, each inhale deeper than the previous one.
No seed, when it is planted, sprouts instantly. It needs fertile ground, nourishment, and time.
Ideas are similar. Rarely do they appear in our minds fully formed and ready for action. They need tending and patience and room to grow.
We had a new friend over for dinner recently. A filmmaker by training and an outdoor enthusiast.
Do you remember the social studies class project where you had to create your own country with a flag, a map, a description, and so on? Did you have fun doing that? Imagining all of the elements that became a part of it? Creating your own little world?
I lied. You can’t eliminate uncertainty – at least, not without stepping into it a bit.
What you can do, is manage yourself and your ability to flex and bend to its demands.