Do you worry more about being overwhelmed or underwhelmed? Being overwhelmed is a valid concern and can become a source of great stress if not managed properly. More than being overwhelmed, I worry about being underwhelmed. Being underwhelmed is a sign that you’re stagnating – that you’re not growing & learning. Given the choice, I’ll almost always pick being overwhelmed.
Growth is built upon a series of stress and recovery, so you can excellerate your growth by consciously putting yourself in situations that make you uncomfortable. Over time, you’ll resilience and comfort with the uncomfortable will grow.