A mindset of uncertainty

by | Oct 5, 2023 | Blog | 0 comments

We hear it all the time – be present, be where your feet are, focus on the moment, etc. But what does that really mean?

“Adopt the mindset for uncertainty. Everything is always changing, everything looks different from different perspectives, so we can never know. And if you know you don’t know, then you naturally stay tuned in.” Ellen Langer, PhD

The easiest way for you to stay tuned in is to simply notice what you’re noticing. Or, notice new things about the things you thought you knew.

How many shades can you count on a leaf? Where do you feel the tension and/or anxiety in your body?

It will feel silly and uncomfortable at first. Lean into it.

The research shows a little mindfulness adds years to your life, and more importantly, life to your years.

“The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention… the reward for attention is always healing.” — Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way

CJ McClanahan

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