These times can be confusing and destabilizing and it will only get more intense in the weeks and months to come.  The anxiety and all the feels emanate to all the people around us. No matter what, we can’t get distracted or stuck and need to stay centered and focused. The task at hand (at least one of them) is to take care of ourselves and the people around us, find/fill our roles and… be ready.

I’ve become super clear about what I can bring with my limited energy and capacity during SIP. Here are 5 things that have helped me navigate these times. (Note: These are not new ideas and there are definitely many versions of this.)

1. Find your lane – This one has been a helpful way to start. Do what you know, what you’re good at and/or what others think you are good at and dig in. Sometimes it is about your unique contribution but honestly sometimes it is just about doing what’s needed. Your lane might not be the sexiest lane, but all good, there are roles for all of us…