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The Anxiety That Comes In When You Don't Know What You're Looking For.

It is important that you learn to be happy for the things that others have but you don't. But it is also important that you learn to allow yourself to not have found what you were looking for. 

In a world that constantly have you battling with yourself - self-doubt is an expected phenomenon. In a world that will always leave you questioning "what next" have you achieved and "where next" will you go. It is important that you allow the empty spaces to be the source to explore yourself. To explore the options you have and engage in rational decision-making. Rather than fearing those lack of answers. 

The uncertainty that you are obsessing over, maybe the goal of it is not to find "what's next." Maybe the goal of your uncertainty is to learn ways to make peace with its existence. It is to have no answers and engage in seeking new pieces of information. It is to allow anxiety to let in without needing to escape from its gaps. It is to navigate through your fears and not yearn to reach a stage where you lack them. 

What thoughts am I struggling to cope with? How can I break this information into pieces and attend to the important ones? How can I go through my hard days and not chase the answers? What barriers stop me from evaluating clearly? What specific thoughts and behaviors serve me, instead of working against me? 

It is when you know that your "what next" will come to you when you no longer feel the need to look for it. It is when you know, that it has come in the form of having made peace with its empty gaps. It is finally when you know, those empty gaps which you have filled in, with your own ways of coping, would be your "what next."


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