Sometimes it can feel like it takes all the running in the world just to stay in place. Heraclitus says that the only constant thing is change, but “keeping up” is expensive.
It’s easy to consider this with respect to business or other organized endeavors. You might have a competitor who is working to upset your current flow. You might be trying to serve an audience which is itself changing.
On a personal axis, this can be a feeling of being adrift with respect to your goals (expressed or otherwise). It could be the root of feelings purposelessness or anxiety. Tangibly, it might even be the constant need to learn in order to keep on top of your profession.
The key to handling all of this change is the process of reorientation.(more…)