If you don’t know what you want, you’ll probably never get it. Or you might… who knows?
Uncertainty can be crushing. It can play with your mind, throw doubt in your face and stop you from doing things that you should be doing to move forward and grow with your life. Uncertainty can also help you try new things and expand your horizons – figure it out.
Think about it. If you don’t know what you want, how can you go after it? If you’re uncertain of your future goals – where exactly are you headed? Uncertainty drives you to the future, but it doesn’t give you a map or any directions.
We’re always moving forward. Look – in the time it took me to type that, another six seconds passed. The future is inevitable, it’s how we get there and what we do with it that matters. A level of uncertainty is fine. It might even be good for you, because without having every single point of the journey already mapped out, you’ve got some wiggle room. Room for detours, mistakes, and time when you run out of energy. Uncertainty leaves you room to try new things, take the “road less traveled,” and step away from the journey as you’re used to it.
But don’t let uncertainty rule your life. Know your goals – at least at a basic level. Know the general direction in which you’re headed. Uncertainty will drive you the rest of the way, and those waters are yours alone to navigate for yourself. Work through it, write it out, think about it. Just don’t stop. Don’t let things hold you back from pushing forward. Keep going and before you know it, you’ll have reached your destination.