How To Manage Uncertainty

  • July 28, 2021

Now more than ever before we are in a time of so much uncertainty. Uncertainty on our money-related issues, unexpected expenses or healthcare issues. And this is causing a lot of anxiety, worry, mood swings and stress.

If we do not manage this uncertainty, it could erode our self-confidence, our belief in ourselves and can lead to mental health issues that can incapacitate our abilities to face what is coming in the future. The fact is that no one can avoid the unexpected, but we can manage how we respond to it.

Here are 7 simple steps that can help you develop a higher tolerance to uncertainty[1].

  1. Be kind to yourself.Everyone is not the same.  Remind yourself that it might take time for the stressful situation to resolve, and be patient with yourself in the meantime.
  2. Reflect on past successes.Remind yourself of stressful events in the past—and you survived! Give yourself credit. Reflect on what you did to survive and what you might not want to repeat. Then try to gain some clarity by seeking more information analyzing your situation. Learn to Act without Knowing All of The Details.
  3. Develop new skills.When life is relatively calm, make a point to try things outside your comfort zone. Embrace Change. Take Risks. Taking risks helps you develop confidence and skills that may come in handy in the future.
  4. Limit exposure to news.compulsively checking the news only keeps you wound up. When we are stressed about something, it can be hard to look away. Avoid the news during vulnerable times of day, such as before bedtime.
  5. Avoid dwelling on things you can’t control.Uncertainty makes you imagine worst-case scenarios. Manage your thought life. Do not believe everything you think. Get out of the habit of ruminating on negative events.
  6. Prioritize your own self-care. Don’t let stress derail your healthy routines. Make efforts to eat well, exercise, and get enough sleep. Establish routines to give your days and weeks some comforting structure.
  7. Seek support from those you trust.Many people isolate themselves when they’re stressed or worried. But social support is important, so Communicate, reach out to family, friends or experts. Ask for help if you’re having trouble managing stress and coping with uncertainty on your own

I hope these steps can help you become resilient to better face life’s uncertainties.






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