Let go of thoughts, mindset and dreams that are not serving you. You can change the way you think by adopting a positive or growth mindset.
Try to become aware of the internal commentary that shows up when you are faced with difficulty, whether you have made a mistake, hit a setback, or received some form of external criticism.
Your mind might be saying things like “I can’t do this,” “I’m not good enough,” “I’m not smart enough,” and “I failed last time so I will probably fail again.” These types of thoughts generally come from a fixed mindset.
Mentally shift your perception of your ability and the difficulty in question to reflect a growth mindset.
You can do this. With awareness comes the power to choose.
Is Career-Seeking draining your energy?
During these changed times for job stability and job seeking it can be challenging to maintain your energy and an optimistic frame of mind with so much doubt and uncertainty around a post-covid workplace world.
One thing humans are hard-wired for is certainty, and without certainty there can be a tendency for the fight or flight response to trigger. Emotional reactions kick in.
Most humans have reacted to the ‘Now’ covid world with emotional as well as reasonable thinking, but what about the Future world of work? We can’t know exactly what that looks like right now, but what we can know is that government subsidies of various industries and businesses cannot be sustained for long time periods, and when that support ends there are many unanswered questions about what our Career-Seeking world will look like.
“If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.” Abraham Maslow
Becoming job ready now in preparation for a future of uncertainty can require work on self-awareness, self-trust and resilience, as well as having as much certainty as you can with a sharp, relevant and up-to date resume ready to go.
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