In the Spiral of Accountability, the “Fog,” represented by the grey blob in the middle of the model, is those moments of uncertainty, confusion, worry when we have no clear path forward. I think we can all agree this experience with COVID-19 is definitely a Fog.
One of the chapters I have been outlining is around navigating the Fog. I find this current Fog very interesting since everyone is in it at once. Like everyone, on the planet!
One of the things that is very important in navigating the fog is being clear about what we are feeling and why. It is easy during this time to mis-name our emotions and thus we act on the wrong feeling with behaviors that are more Spiral Down than Spiral Up.
A few key things I think need to happen in order for us to Spiral Up:
The big picture message I want to send (if it isn’t already clear) is that we are all in this together. It is together that we will Spiral Up. It is together that we will be going forward. Love to all!