“If we fear the unknown then surely we fear ourselves.” — Bryant H. McGill
One of Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People is to “Begin with the end in mind.” Covey illustrates the importance of this habit by pointing out how “everything is created twice” — first as a mental conception and second as a completed implementation. There are always two distinct moments of creation – otherwise what results is a default — not creation.
“Structural tension is formed by two major components: 1. A vision of the result you want to create, and 2. A clear view of the reality you now have.” – Robert Fritz
The mindfulness commands to Choose, Respond, and Change can simplify your actions, enabling you to be more fully present. Whatever you want to create with your energies – from a mindful place – it will be a more complete representation of what you intend.