The Uncertainty Mindset 2019-2020

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Vaughn Tan3rd January 2021 at 11:46am

Un-ease, the opposite of comfort, caused by unfamiliarity, failure, uncertainty, and the state of not-knowing. Generally unpleasant and something we instinctively avoid, but can indicate an opportunity for learning and growth—on which, see productive discomfort.

See also: adaptability, ambient uncertainty, control, emotion, forcing function, maintenance by design, open-endedness, preference uncertainty, realistic imagination, routines, self-therapy, tradeoffs, uncertain futures, uncertainty mindset, voluntary uncertainty.