Embracing challenging circumstance can be a gift.
#1 Go Headfirst. Literally, Headfirst. Start with a shift in the six inches between your ears. Adapt your thinking towards what's possible, what can be done at the moment?
#2 Resist the urge to feel stuck.
- Name it. whats the challenge? What's at stake?
- Own it. Admit that its here and that it matters.
- Use it. Find a subtle joy in the discovery of opportunities that are unveiled.
In football terms, as a called play breaks down - it becomes a 'scramble drill', in a scramble drill the focus instantaneously shifts to breaking free, buying enough time until the qb can find another option.